Mar 29 2018 | Grid Watch

Smart Grid Pilot Project

UGVCL Gujarat
Name of Authority UGVCL
Project Summary The pilot project proposes covering 22,230 consumers in Naroda. Some additional functionalities like Load forecasting and Asset Management are also proposed and functionalities of load forecasting, peak power management and outage management are also considered at utility level which will impact all consumers of utility indirectly.
Approved Project Cost Rs.82.70 Cr, (Naroda & Deesa), Gol Support: Rs.41.35 Cr.
Location/ Consumers Naroda of Sabarmati Circle (23,000 Consumers).
Adopted Functionalities Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI-R, AMI-1)
 Outage Management
(OMS)Peak Load Management
(PLM)Power Quality Measurement (PQ)
Awarded to Genus in June 2017 for total project cost of Rs.35.47 Cr.
Current Status Scope revised to Naroda area only and fresh tenders floated in May 2016. (Needs approval of Monitoring Committee along with reduced approved cost for Naroda only)Survey started. Sample meter submitted to ERDA for testing.In-principle approval for implementation of dynamic tariff issued by GERC in January 2013
Contacts S.A. Patel, Add. Chief Engineer (Project), Visnagar Road, Mehsana -384001, Gujarat.T: 02762-222080-81, F: 223574, M: 9638802244,,,(B.A.Shah, IAS, Managing Director, T: 02762-222097,