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TPDDL empanels Omron’s solutions in its smart grid lab


Omron has announced the empanelment of its Smart Energy Management solutions with Tata Power Delhi Distribution Ltd (Tata Power-DDL). The solutions have been displayed in the Smart Grid Lab of Tata Power-DDL.

Inaugurated earlier this year at New Delhi, the lab is a pioneering initiative to contribute towards implementing latest smart grid technologies for power distribution utilities and has hands-on demonstration of many technologies of key organisations working in the field of grid modernisation.

Omron’s showcase at the lab endeavours to enable utilities with varied advanced solutions so that they are able to manage perennial critical issues affecting the availability and distribution of electricity across the country.

It comprises of:
Solutions making the smart meters tamper evident: Omron Tamper Detection sensor and AC Latching Relay underline the pressing need of finding a long term solution to the perpetual challenge of power theft caused by tampering in the electricity meters. Omron’s solutions empower the utilities to not only detect & track all key types of tampering, in homes & commercial buildings, but also disconnect the power supply remotely and appropriately if tampering or non-payment is observed.

Technology to efficiently manage the behaviour of distribution lines: This section showcases the utility of Omron Wireless Power Sensor for the distribution companies facing the issue of power theft at the distribution lines. The sensor detects hooking and other means of tampering as well as harmonics and load balancing on the distribution lines.

Smart solutions for asset management at the sub-stations: Here the visitors get acquainted with an interesting demonstration of Omron Photo Electric and Fence Sensors depicting their ability to detect and indicate unauthorised access to sensitive areas to manage and monitor the safety and security of valuable assets.

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