Power discom Tata Power Delhi Distribution Limited has signed an MoU with the Smart Grid Canada and Center for Urban Energy, Ryerson University, Canada for sharing latest trends in smart technology in the distribution sector.
“A tripartite MoU was signed here for sharing latest trends in the smart technology in the distribution sector, co-innovation in the area of renewable energy including energy storage, electric vehicle charging, joint research & development in the areas of Smart Grid technologies and sharing of best practices through process and result benchmarking,” an official statement said.
Premier of Ontario, Kathleen Wynne and High Commissioner of Canada to India Nadir Patel were present at the function where the MoU was signed between Praveer Sinha, CEO & MD, Tata Power-DDL, Iuliana Calin, Director, Smart Grid Canada; Mohamed Lachemi, Vice Chancellor and Interim President, Ryerson University, Canada.
“Tata Power-DDL will closely work with them for implementing their learning on advance Metering infrastructure, especially in smart metering and time of the day metering,” the statement said.”The collaboration will help Tata Power-DDL in working together towards designing the solution for addressing the complexities like expanding its roof top solar landscape to 400 MW by 2024.
“With renewable energy as part of the power portfolio, the electrical grid would become complex and needs to be dealt with greater focus with respect to its planning and design so as to optimally use the network assets and renewable resources,” it added.