18 firms show interest in BSES smart meter tender

The five million smart meter tender issued by BSES Limited has received interest from around 18 companies.

Among the Indian firms that have come forward during the expression of interest (EoI) round are HPL Electric and Power Limited, Secure Meters, Adani Transmission Limited, Larsen & Toubro Limited. Finland-based Wirepas, EDF France, Enel Italy, Bosch Germany and Itron and Exeleron from the US are among international companies to have evinced interest. Last week, BSES had issued a tender worth Rs 40 billion to procure smart meters. The company aims to commence the roll out by October 2022 and conclude it by March 2025.