BSES deploys smart monitoring system for Delhi power consumers

The smart monitoring system will initially benefit about 100,000 customers and will be expanded to the entire region in phases


The move comes ahead of an expected spike in peak power demand in the capital region this summer to around 6500-6600 MW, compared to 6261 MW a year ago, the highest ever-recorded in the capital. Photo: Pradeep Gaur/Mint
The move comes ahead of an expected spike in peak power demand in the capital region this summer to around 6500-6600 MW, compared to 6261 MW a year ago, the highest ever-recorded in the capital. Photo: Pradeep Gaur/Mint

New Delhi: BSES Yamuna Power Ltd., a unit of Reliance Infrastructure Ltd supplying power in the National Capital Region said on Sunday it has deployed a high-end IT system for smart monitoring of power supply that will reduce fault restoration time by half.

The move comes ahead of an expected spike in peak power demand in the capital region this summer to around 6500-6600 MW, compared to 6261 MW a year ago, the highest ever-recorded in the capital.

The system will initially benefit about 100,000 customers and will be expanded to the entire region in phases. It enables real-time flagging of any faults in the power supply and enables quick response to increase quality and reliability of power, said a statement from BSES. Deputy chief minister of Delhi Manish Sisodia inaugurated the system in the presence of company officials, the statement said.

The sensors installed in the outage management system monitor voltage profile and also enables the company to pre-empt faults and take preventive steps, said the statement.

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