The year 2020 witnessed a slew of powerful measures such as the announcement of privatization of DISCOMs in the Union Territories, the special liquidity infusion of INR 90,000 crores into the distribution utilities and the increased focus on consumer rights that set the stage for greater structural reforms in the power. This trend is expected to continue in 2021.
Smart solutions for smart cities inevitably means clean and green energy and the shift towards it needs to be understood and implemented well. With urban hubs set to decide the future, forward-thinking smart cities are looking to redefine their energy mix and distribution systems. Thrusting upon it, Dalip Sharma, Managing Director, Delta Electronics India talks to Manali Jaggi of BW SmartCities about smart and emerging energy concepts and their role in ensuring cleaner and leaner cities of tomorrow. Edited Excerpts:-