What does it take to build something smart? Is it technology, good design or something else. Even if the object combines all these factors, how does one even adjudge this smartness? A digital wayfinding map makes complete sense in an upscale neighbourhood in London but renders itself pointless in an arid African settlement.
Energy Efficiency Services (EESL) has signed a MoU with the New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) to replace 75,000 conventional electricity meters with smart meters, which will enhance consumer convenience and rationalise electricity consumption in the capital.
Velankani Electronics (VEPL), an electronics manufacturing enterprise that focuses on the design and manufacture of products that qualify under the Indian Government-led Make in India programme, has collaborated with STMicroelectronics, a global semiconductor leader serving customers across the spectrum of electronics applications, in the design and development of Velankani’s Prysm smart meters for the India market.
The Energy Efficiency Services (EESL) has signed two memoranda of understanding (MoU) with North Bihar Power Distribution Company and South Bihar Power Distribution Company to install 1.8 mn smart meters in 130 towns and adjacent rural areas in the state.