Adani Transmission Limited’s Distribution Platform has emerged as the successful bidder in Brihanmumbai Electric Supply and Transport (BEST) Undertaking’s recently concluded tender for the appointment of an advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) service provider.
The company’s distribution platform will implement the smart metering project on design-build-finance-own-operate-transfer (DBFOOT) basis. It will install 1.08 million smart meters, and related communication and cloud infrastructure over a period of 30 months, and maintain it for the following 90 months. The project will cover end-to-end smart metering for distribution infrastructure and end consumers of BEST Undertaking, such that energy accounting can be carried out without any manual intervention. The deal value has been pegged at Rs 13 billion.