Be Energized Podcast

Greening the grid by democratizing data

March 02, 2021 Thorsten Heller
Be Energized Podcast
Greening the grid by democratizing data
Show Notes

The power sector in India is undergoing a significant change creating much excitement. The Government of India has identified the power sector as a key focus to promote sustainable development through the integration and greening of the grid with renewable energy and digital transformation. Key initiatives at leading DISCOMS are now focused on creating value by making energy services reliable, sustainable and affordable for their clients. 

At BSES Rajdhani Power Limited (BRPL) they are now taking proactive steps forward to gain valuable experiences and some accolades along their digital transformation journey. By implementing and testing a data lake solution BRPL will enable future service insights and innovation for a variety of use cases. 

In this episode Abhishek Ranjan, Vice President and Head Renewable, DSM & EE and Energy Analytics at BRPL and Avanish Verma, Senior Researcher and Manager of Smart Innovation Norway share their insights on the trends impacting the energy sector in India today and how digital transformation is painting a very colorful future for the sector.

  • Trends in the energy system
  • BRPL approach to digital transformation
  • Key challenges and opportunities for DISCOMS
  • What the changes in the energy system mean for consumers
  • Experiences from the award winning Utilihive Data Lake implementation
  • Future vision and next steps of BRPL's digital journey
  • A celebration of color

 About BRPL

BSES Rajdhani Power Limited is the leading premier power distribution company in the city of New Delhi serving more than 2.6 Million customers and catering to a peak load of 3200 MW. The company is a Joint Ventures between Reliance Infrastructure Limited and GoNCT Delhi.

 About SIN

Smart Innovation Norway (SIN) performs independent, applied research within the fields of smart energy systems, smart cities and communities and Applied Artificial Intelligence. SIN’s NCE Smart Energy Markets cluster boasts many IT companies including most of Norway’s leading expertise in Big Data Analytics and digital technologies from companies like Greenbird, which are the drivers behind smart energy innovation.

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