Smart Meters

45 Firms Now Manufacture Smart Electricity Meters For India, Reveals CEA

The Central Electricity Authority (CEA) has now issued a list of smart meter and net meter providers in the country. CEA is a constituent body of the Ministry of Power. The CEA list indicated that a total of 45 companies provide smart electricity meters for India. On the other hand a total of 12 companies […]

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Airtel Business, Adani Energy Partner To Power 20mn Smart Meters

Airtel Business – the B2B arm of Bharti Airtel, an Indian telecommunications service provider – today announced that it will power over 20 million smart meters for Adani Energy Solutions Limited (AESL). Airtel, through its nationwide communications network, will deliver reliable and secure connectivity for all AESL’s smart meter deployments. In addition, Airtel’s smart metering […]

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KERC Issues Draft Norms For Pre-Paid Meters For All Power Consumers

The Karnataka Electricity Regulatory Commission (KERC) has now issued a draft notification to allow all categories of power consumers to install pre-paid electricity meters. Earlier pre-paid meter connections were confined to certain categories of power consumers only in the state.  The Commission has now sought the public’s response to the draft regulations within one month. The new norms have […]

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Power Consumption By EVs Up 216% In Maharashtra

In a sign of things to come across more and more states in India, the sale of power for electric vehicles in the state has increased by 216% in ten months — from 4.56 million units in September 2022 to 14.44 million units in July 2023, Chairman and Managing Director of Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution […]

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Startup on Smart Grid Applications Probus Smart Things Raises $3 Mn

Probus Smart Things, a startup on IoT communications and data analytics focused on smart grid applications has raised $3 million. Unicorn India Ventures and Family Office from the US lent support to the startup to raise this amount. The round also saw participation from existing investors. Unicorn India Ventures is a Mumbai-based early stage fund […]

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Adani Group Secures 10.80 Lakh Smart Meters for BEST Power Consumers in Mumbai

Recently, Adani Transmission, part of the Adani group won the bid to install 10.80 lakh “Smart Meters” for Bombay Electric Supply & Transport (BEST) customers, which will “empower” the distributor to automatically turn off the power supply of bill defaulters. The installation of smart meters will be finished in two and a half years, according […]

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5 Upcoming Trends that will dominate the power sector in the new fiscal

The world faced numerous challenges in the last fiscal due to pandemic and consequent lockdown. Almost every sector felt the heat but they also indicated the signs of recovery; they are on the path of continuous rise. The new financial year stimulates hopes and aspirations across the sectors to reach the expected targets. The power […]

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EDF Successfully Installs 100,000 Smart Meters in India 

EDF has successfully installed 100,000 smart meters in India under its EESL contract, commercial roll-out of 5 million smart meters is next. Global low-carbon electricity leader EDF has announced that it has successfully installed 100,000 smart meters in India under its contract with Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL), an energy service company under the administration […]

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Tata Power-DDL Brings Narrow Band-IoT Tech to its Smart Meters

After installing 2.3 Lakh smart meters on RF technology, Tata Power-DDL has launched a unique Narrow Band-IoT technology in Smart Meters. After successfully installing 2.3 Lakh smart meters on RF technology, Tata Power Delhi Distribution (Tata Power-DDL), a leading power distribution company serving a populace of 7 million in North Delhi, has launched a unique […]

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