Feb 22, 2023
C-DAC Transfers Indigenously Developed Smart Meter And EV Charger Technologies To Private Firms
The Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC), Thiruvananthapuram has transferred two cutting-edge technologies to private firms to facilitate the adoption of smart energy metering and electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure in India.
The two technologies have been developed under the 'National Mission on Power Electronics Technology (NaMPET)' programme.
The first technology is a Smart Energy Meter, based on Indian standards and suitable for Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI).
This meter is compatible with Smart Grid Communication Technologies and supports Distributed Generations (DG).
The technology has been transferred to Pragati Electrocom Private Limited.
The second technology is an AC Charger as per Bharat EV AC Charger (BEVC-AC001) specifications and AIS-138 standards.
The charger is customizable to address various customer requirements. This technology has been transferred to two firms - Electronic System, and Vellore Electronics and Systems Private Limited.
The transfer of the technologies was witnessed by Alkesh Kumar Sharma, secretary, Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY).
On the occasion, Sharma said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s vision of ‘Make in India – Make for the World’ can be achieved with developing more and more indigenisation of technology and taking it forward by the industry.