Evaluating Power Development Schemes in India
SMEC will undertake compliance-based evaluation as part of India’s Ministry of Power Integrated Power Development Schemes. The Schemes aim to address the gaps in sub-transmission and distribution networks across five states in India.
SMEC has been selected by Power Finance Corporation Limited, India (PFC) to undertake the Third Party Concurrent Evaluation of Integrated Power Development Schemes (IPDS). The Schemes comprise two groups across five states, namely, West Bengal, Sikkim, Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh and Jammu & Kashmir in India.
The scope of work includes strengthening of the sub-transmission and distribution sector (33kV & 11kV and associated substations), and metering of the same sector (smart metering and advance metering for converting semi SMART Grid).
SMEC is responsible for compliance-based evaluation, including material checking, process checking and witness commissioning checks, as well as post-implementation evaluation.
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