Tata Power and Enel Group collaborate to power digitalisation and automation of India’s distribution network

Tata Power has joined hands with Enel Group for implementing two key pilot projects through former’s Delhi based distribution business.

Under the agreement, Tata Power Delhi Distribution Limited  will work with Enel Group affiliate company Gridspertise, jointly controlled by Enel Grids and CVC Capital Partners, on project implementation. The first pilot project will focus on accelerating digitalisation and automation of secondary substations and see Tata Power joining the international co-creation program of Gridpertise’s proprietary QEd – Quantum Edge® Device. This collaborative program will virtualise grid functionalities and enable protection and control, automation, real-time fault detection and service restoration of the network. The other project is aimed at deploying Gridpertises’ metering technology on a pilot basis in the Delhi power distribution network. It focuses on testing and evaluating the new hybrid smart metering technology featuring dual communication channel, via hybrid power line communication and radio frequency.