Tenders floated for first phase of smart meter project in Chennai
| Wednesday | 9th October, 2019
S Guruvanmikanathan ByExpress News ServiceNAMAKKAL: TANGEDCO has floated tenders for smart meters in Chennai’s Thyagaraya Nagar at a cost of Rs 120 crores, sources told Express.
"Consumers can choose between prepaid and postpaid connections just like mobile connections.
Once the balance gets over, power will be disconnected after a warning message," the official said.
The smart meter system reduces errors in reading, data entry errors by removing need for manual reading.
These meters, connected through a web-based monitoring system, would enhance revenue and serve as a crucial tool in power sector reforms.
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