Tata implements smart metering in Chhattisgarh

  • July 25, 2023
  • Steve Rogerson

Tata Power has won an order worth Rs1744 crore to implement a smart metering project for Chhattisgarh State Power Distribution.

The project will be carried out in the Raipur area of Chhattisgarh where Tata Power will install and maintain 18.6 lakh meters.

Tata Power has received letter of award (LoA) to implement the smart metering project. The LoA has been issued in conclusion to the tender floated by Chhattisgarh State Power Distribution for three packages for different areas.

Tata Power participated in package two and emerged as a winner. The value of project awarded to Tata is Rs1744 crore and the project will last for ten years.

“We are pleased to announce that we have won a significant order worth Rs1744 crore to implement a smart metering project in Chhattisgarh State Power Distribution,” said Praveer Sinha, CEO of Tata Power. “It is a testament to our execution expertise in delivering high value and specialised projects which are aimed at transforming the power

distribution domain.”

The project includes design, supply, installation and commissioning followed by operation and maintenance of smart meters at the consumer end and at distribution transformers level. The project will be executed under a revamped distribution sector scheme and is expected to improve the technical and commercial losses in the designated area and increase revenue collection for Chhattisgarh State Power Distribution.

The state-owned electricity distribution company is responsible for providing electricity to consumers across the state of Chhattisgarh.

Tata Power is one of India’s largest integrated power companies and, with its subsidiaries and jointly controlled entities, has an installed and managed capacity of 14,294MW. The company has a presence across the entire power value chain including generation of renewable as well as conventional power including hydro and thermal energy, transmission and distribution, and trading.

Tata Power serves more than 12.9 million consumers via its distribution companies, under a public-private partnership model.