STOCK MARKET BSE NSE

Meters to calculate power loss: BESCOM

Published: 10th October 2012 10:12 AM  |   Last Updated: 10th October 2012 10:12 AM   |  A+A-

BESCOM MD P Manivannan on Tuesday stressed the need for the public utility company to increase its level of customer satisfaction by reaching out to the consumers.

He was speaking after inaugurating a one-day workshop on ‘Electricity laws related to consumers’ organised by Federation of Karnataka Chambers of Commerce & Industry.

BESCOM will complete the process of installing meters on transformers to be able to better calculate losses. KERC had set a target for BESCOM to reduce losses using High Voltage Distribution System (HVDS) and smart meters.

“There is technical loss, theft and commercial losses.Energy flow must be monitored at feeder level, transformer level and consumer level. Tenders have been finalised for 80,000 meters to be installed in transformers,” he said. BESCOM has approached KERC for a pilot project on smart metering in a few divisions.                



Comments

Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the newindianexpress.com editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on newindianexpress.com are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of newindianexpress.com or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. newindianexpress.com reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp