April 05, 2018
Tata Power launches IoT based Smart Consumer Sub-Station enabled by Tata Communications
Tata Power capitalises on synergies within Tata group
National: Tata Power, India’s largest integrated power company selects Tata Communications to launch its IoT based, Smart Consumer Sub Station (CSS) in Mumbai.
To provide a world-class power experience to its customers, Tata Power worked on a state-of-the-art CSS solution, which will enable the team with an overview of CSS spread across different zones and monitor its distribution substations which are spread out in the field. The solution would provide timely alerts on a visual dashboard on handheld mobile devices to enable the field staff to proactively address any event.
Commenting on the launch, Ashok Sethi, COO and ED, Tata Power, said, “Tata Power has successfully adopted and implemented best-in-class technological solutions for the ease & betterment of its customers and stakeholders. The solution will further enable our distribution team to monitor the substations and distribution transformers in a very effective manner and provide a world-class power supply experience to our customers.”
VS Shridhar, senior vice president and head, IoT, Tata Communications, said, “The Internet of Things has the power to make our lives less stressful, fire the engines of productivity, reduce energy consumption, improve healthcare, and create new disruptive business models. To enable people, businesses and society as a whole to make the most of the truly transformational potential of billions of always connected ‘things’, we, at Tata Communications, have laid the foundation for large-scale adoption for IoT in India through the creation of the world’s largest IoT LoRa network. It’s been an honour to work with Tata Power, shoulder-to-shoulder, in lighting up the CSS solution and adding momentum to this revolution in India.”