Smart Grid Initiatives and Experiences in India: Updates and Review


  • Central Power Research Institute, Bhopal, India
  • Indira Gandhi National Open University, New Delhi, India


In Indian electricity sector with peculiar characteristics of an energy-deficit, populous and geographically diverse and spread out country, Smart Grid lie solutions for energy poverty and universal energy access. The paper discusses the present Indian power sector scenario and the relevance of smart grid in India. The main aim of this technical paper is to highlight the present scenario of those selected Smart Grid pilots in India, including proposed state-of-the-art Technology Integration, Consumer Coverage (Base), and status.


AMI, EV, MNRE, OMS, PLM, PMU, RE, Smart Grid, WAM.

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Electrical Engineering

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