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24 Sep 2019

Latest Industry developments taking place in India

Here are the latest Industry developments taking place in India. 
India is currently undertaking changes in order to reach it 'Power for all' goal, read below to keep up-to-date with all the changes that are affecting the Marketplace.  

Union Budget 2019: Re-emphasis on Electricity Access for All Welcomed
The emphasis that the Finance Minister, Ms Nirmala Sitharaman, gave to achieving access to electricity for every household at the launch of this year’s Union Budget was broadly welcomed. However, there is a growing voice that says the connection is not enough and what matters much more is the reliability and quality of the electricity being delivered to people.

Commercial Sector Aims for US$9m in Energy Savings: Smart Energy Startups Key to Achieving This
India is aiming to make annual savings in the region of US $9m in energy costs by its Commercial Sector adopting new energy-saving tech, with home-grown, data-driven smart energy startups expected to play a pivotal role in achieving this goal by developing innovative solutions.

Three-year Mass Roll-out of Smart Meters on the Cards
An ambitious plan to install smart meters in every home and business in India is said to be under consideration as part of the Ministry of Power’s ongoing efforts to modernize the country’s power system. The plan is said to involve the installation of 300 million smart meters over a three-year period.

Tata Power-DDL and CEEW Ink Renewable Integration MOU for Delhi
A new collaboration between Tata Power Delhi Distribution Limited (Tata Power-DDL) and the Council on Energy, Environment and Water (CEEW), a leading not-for-profit policy research institution in South Asia, aims to evaluate and accelerate the integration of decentralized renewable energy into Delhi’s power grid.

14 Pilot Projects Aims to “Smarten-up” Grid
As part of wider efforts to build “intelligence” into India’s grid system, the Ministry of Power has allocated 14 Smart Grid pilot projects that will be implemented by India’s state-owned discoms (distribution utilities) from Himachal Pradesh in the north to Puducherry in the south.
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