By Navneet Gupta and Apurav Jain
The authors are Manager Quality and Design Engineer, Mahindra EPC Services Pvt. Ltd., Mumbai, respectively,
India is steadily venturing into renewable energy resources like wind and solar. With such unpredictable energy sources feeding the grid, it is necessary to have a grid that is highly adaptive in terms of supply and demand. A good electric supply is one of the key infrastructure requirements to support overall development, hence, the opportunities for building smart grids in India are immense.
The smart grid’s benefits and applications can be best understood in the perspective of the present system in use. In the current cycle, the end user measurements result in billing under flat tariff rates that are not related to demand or supply. The opportunities for building smart grids in India are immense, as a stable electric supply is one of the key infrastructure requirements for overall development. Smart grid is a new age term spanning various functionalities geared towards modernising the...