Mumbai – 400051
August 25, 2023
Over the past decade, the Indian energy infrastructure narrative has been heavily focused on one singular goal – going green. Yet, achieving the goal of complete integration remains distant due to key gaps.
In this piece, we discuss the fundamental issues in integrating green energy, how ‘smart’ grids can bridge this gap and where India is positioned today.
Smart grids are equipped with advanced capabilities that help balance renewable energy generation and consumption patterns
More resilient and efficient grids – preventive maintenance and granular data points allowing for less frequent blackouts, improved billing and collection efficiencies
India’s schemes (RDSS, National Smart Grid Mission) and 12 pilot smart grids suggest that the government is seriously considering smart grids – presenting a possible investment opportunity