Tata Power secures Rs 17.44 billion contract for smart metering project in CSPDCL

Tata Power has received a letter of award (LoA) to implement smart metering project in Chhattisgarh State Power Distribution Company Limited (CSPDCL).

The LoA has been issued in conclusion to the tender floated by CSPDCL for three packages for different areas under the Chhattisgarh discom. Tata Power participated in package 2 and emerged as a winner. The project will be carried out in the Raipur area (Raipur city and Raipur rural areas) of Chhattisgarh wherein Tata Power will install and maintain 1.86 million meters. The value of the project is around Rs 17.44 billion and will span over a period of 10 years. The scope of the project will include design, supply, installation, commissioning followed by operation and maintenance of smart meters at consumer end and at distribution transformers level. The project will be executed under Revamped Distribution Sector Scheme (RDSS) and is expected to improve the aggregate technical and commercial losses in the designated area and increase revenue collection for CSPDCL.