Siemens and Tata Power deploy 200,000 sensible meters in North Delhi


Siemens Ltd and Tata Power Delhi Distribution (Tata Power-DDL), which provides electrical energy to North Delhi, have deployed 200,000 sensible meters, the companies mentioned in a joint assertion on Tuesday.

This comes in opposition to the backdrop of India rolling out the world’s largest electrical energy sensible metering programme to cut back energy theft and to assist the nation’s struggling distribution utilities to turn out to be extra environment friendly. The marquee 3.03 trillion energy discom reform scheme additionally has a obligatory sensible metering ecosystem part.

“The state-of-the-art EnergyIP Meter Data Management System installed and commissioned by Siemens enables timely and accurate collection of electricity meter data, leading to increased visibility of the consumer network and reduction in carbon emissions. The AMI (Advanced Metering Infrastructure) programme is one of Tata Power-DDL’s key strategic initiatives for the modernization of the grid,” the companies mentioned in a joint assertion.

Creating a wise meter structure minimizes human intervention in metering, billing and assortment course of and helps in lowering theft by figuring out loss pockets. It requires a two-way communication community, management centre tools and software program functions that allow close to real-time gathering and switch of power utilization data.


“This implementation will assist the shoppers in real-time consumption monitoring and higher power utilization administration, whereas additionally offering them outage and low Power Factor alerts. It may also allow sooner outage administration,” the assertion mentioned.

This additionally comes at a time when electrical energy demand within the nationwide capital has been rising. The different discoms in Delhi are BSES Rajdhani Power Ltd (BRPL), BSES Yamuna Power Ltd (BYPL), Military Engineering Services (for Delhi Cantonment) and the New Delhi Municipal Corporation.

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