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April 2018
Power Quality Concerns for an Energy Efficient Economy
Power Quality is essential to successful delivery of quality products and uninterrupted operations in industry. More so for industries pursuing Energy Efficiency, due to increasing application of electronic loads & digital controllers, which are sensitive to the quality of power. Manas Kundu, Director, International Copper Alliance India, throws light on Power Quality and its effect on Energy Efficiency.
Grid Strengthening of Tata Power-DDL through Leverage of Automated DR
Tata Power Delhi Distribution Limited, a front runner in utility-driven Demand Side Management, has implemented several Energy Efficiency programmes over the years. Sujay Saha, Head of Group – Demand Side Management, TPDDL, shares highlights of one such initiative - TPDDL’s Automated Demand Response pilot.
DSM News Snippets
Smart meters to rationalise electricity consumption in India
From The Economic Times
Tata Power Delhi Distribution Ltd (TPDDL), a joint venture of the Delhi government and Tata Power, is set to install smart meters and also launch a mobile app for Android.
BSES offers Delhi consumers economical energy efficient fans
From The Quint
In a move to promote energy efficiency, Delhi power distribution company (discom) BSES on Tuesday announced a sale offer of high quality fans at economical rates which would allow consumers to save up to Rs 1,250 annually on their electricity bills depending on usage.
EESL, BRPL tie up to promote energy efficiency in South, West Delhi
From The Times of India
State-owned Energy Efficiency Services (EESL) and BSES Rajdhani Power (BRPL) have entered into a strategic partnership on Saturday to promote energy efficiency and renewables among over 24 lakh consumers in South and West Delhi.
NTPC Simhadri to open two electric vehicle charging stations
From The Hindu
NTPC Simhadri Super Thermal Power Project will soon set up two electric vehicle (EV) charging stations at the township and power plant at Deepanjalingar, near Visakhapatnam.

Why discoms need to go ‘smart’ to survive
From Financial Express
Weighed down by financial stress and operational inefficiencies, the moment is opportune for Discoms to adopt advanced digital solutions to become efficient and customer-centric.
Golden Rock Workshop awarded 5-star rating for energy efficiency
From The Times of India
In a major boost to the Golden Rock Workshop of the Southern Railway, the Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE), on March 13 awarded the workshop ‘5-Star’ rating for energy efficiency. Before this, the workshop had a 4-star rating.