REC collaborates with EPIC India to improve performance of discoms

Energy Policy Institute at the University of Chicago(EPIC), India has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with REC Limited and REC Power Development and Consultancy Limited (RECPDCL) to enable an evidence-based approach to improve the electricity distribution utility performance by designing innovative policy interventions for pilot and evaluation.

Under this partnership, besides research and evaluation support, EPIC will collaborate to provide a platform for knowledge sharing on international research and policy innovations through its nexus of leading international experts. The MoU will enable the parties to work together towards improving discoms performance and efficiency with focus on the four core areas of knowledge sharing, access to high-quality data analysis, policy innovation and evaluation and training and capacity building.