With its theme “Redefining Electricity for Smarter Living – Are you future-ready?" Intelect '17 a three-day exhibit organised by Indian Electrical & Electronics Manufacturers Association (IEEMA) was all about “intelligent electricity".
In a bid to showcase its solutions in the area of intelligent electricity – something that is a key constituent of smart resource management solution that power utilities have been looking for of late – L&T's Control & Automation Business Unit along with the Metering & Protection Group put up an excellent display of its Smart Grid offerings at Intelect'17.
Held from January 23-25, 2017, in Delhi, the exhibition was inaugurated by Shri Piyush Goyal, Hon'ble Minister of State (I/C) for Power, Coal, New and Renewable Energy and Mines along with Shri Girish Shankar Secretary, DHI, Ministry of Heavy Industries & Public Enterprise, Mr. Desh Deepak Verma, Chairman, Uttar Pardesh Electricity Regulatory Commission and key members of IEEMA.
An imposing structure located in a prime spot, E&A's stall was inaugurated jointly by Mr. Sunil Agarwal, Vice President, Power Grid Corporation of India Limited, Mr. Atul Bali, DGM, National Smart Grid Mission and Mr. S.C. Bhargava, Sr. Vice President, L&T Electrical & Automation.
The stall featured an interactive display comprising smart meters, head-end system (HES), Meter Data Management (MDM) and Peak load Management (PLM) required for building advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) stack.
Additionally, Smart Panel, a solution for automatic switching between alternate energy sources viz., Solar and Grid electricity, suitable for agriculture, water, domestic and industrial application was also put on display at the exhibit.