September 07, 2018

Tata Power Delhi Distribution organises capacity building programme on integration of renewable energy resources at New Delhi, Frankfurt and Barcelona

Tata Power Delhi Distribution (TPDDL) organised a capacity building programme on integration of renewable energy resources for the higher management batch of North Eastern Regional Power Committee (NERPC) in New Delhi, India followed by Frankfurt, Germany and Barcelona, Spain. The programme which has been approved by the Ministry of Power, Government of India, included detailed sessions on various challenges and expectations in achieving the capacity building for the integration of renewable energy resources, their integration in smart grids and their future prospects.

Sanjay Banga, CEO, TPDDL, with the delegates from the higher management batch of NERPC during the capacity building programme on integration of renewable energy resources at TPDDL’s smart grid lab, Delhi

The programme was attended by the higher management batch of NERPC including Tamiyo Taga, Minister of Power Arunachal Pradesh; James K Sangma, Power Minister of Meghalaya; Tovihoto Ayemi, MLA and Advisor (Power) – Nagaland; and other senior delegates from Meghalaya, Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur and officials from MoP, NERPC, Central Electricity Authority along with executive directors/managing directors of North-Eastern Utilities.

Speaking about the programme, Sanjay Banga, CEO, TPDDL, said, “Understanding that renewable energy is the future, we at Tata Power-DDL are working relentlessly to adopt, adapt and efficiently make use of clean energy. Through the programme we threw light on integrations of renewable energy sources and electric power transmission in smart grids. Such discourses are inherently crucial in bringing ideas, debates and arguments to fore. We will continue our efforts towards enhancing the use of renewable power and contribute towards the National Solar Mission which aims to establish India as a global leader in solar energy”.

During the visit in Germany and Spain, delegates were informed about different subject such as EU renewable policy framework, wind power generation, clean coal power generation, solar power, grid integration, distribution system control, Net Zero energy community, renewable energy scheduling, etc.

TPDDL is an empanelled First Utility Channel Partner with the Ministry of New & Renewable Energy, Government of India, and has received the highest honour rating of SP1A (pronounced as Solar Power One A) as a system integration grading for solar PV projects in the context. The rating indicates highest performance capability and highest financial strength of TPDDL to undertake solar PV projects. Spearheading the solar initiative, TPDDL embarked on its grid connected roof top solar journey way back in 2008 with innovative concepts to manage peak-power demand, abate rising pollution levels and the vision to meet its plan of renewable power obligation.