MUMBAI, June 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --
With AT&C losses ranging from 25% to 60% across India, and rapid progress in industrialisation, the country is en route to experiencing a strong energy crisis. Utilities are gradually realising the growing importance of technology in the transmission and distribution of electricity and are steadily adopting smart solutions that drive their energy efficiency.
Against this backdrop, UBM India is launching Smart Grids India 2012, a much-awaited strategic initiative focusing on the most business-critical, technology-focused developments in the Indian power sector. Smart Grids India 2012 will be held on June 28-29 at The Hilton, Mumbai, and will showcase the latest technological innovations that can enhance power efficiency in India.
Smart Grids India 2012 has on board eminent speakers such as Reji Kumar Pillai (President, ISGF and Managing Director, Magnetar Venture), Dr Pramod Deo (Chairman, CERC), Y K Sehgal (Executive Director, Smart Grids, PGCIL), S K Negi (Managing Director, GETCO) and N Srivastava (Managing Director, UGVCL), among other industry experts, all of whom are at the centrestage of developmental activity in smart grids in India.
Smart Grids India 2012 will bring together on a common platform key government officials and regulators, utilities, System Integrators (SIs), Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) companies, manufacturers of smart meters, end-to-end IT solution providers, cutting-edge technology suppliers and the full spectrum of the power industry. This initiative will focus on providing business critical solutions that boost energy efficiency, reduce power theft, harness technology effectively within the existing grid and develop the communication infrastructure, among others. To know more about Smart Grids India 2012, visit www.smartgrids-india.com.
About UBM India:
UBM India is a subsidiary of UBM plc, which is the second largest independent exhibition organiser in the world. It is the largest trade exhibition organiser in India, responsible for 26 exhibitions in different locations across the country. The company is also involved in the organisation of conference programmes throughout India and in the publications of trade journals and magazines. For further details please visit the UBM India website, http://www.ubmindia.in.
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