Gearing up to go digital!

The power sector in India is witness to a rapid transformation in technology, and we cannot deny the change that technology has brought to both the industry and our lives. The subjects and issues covered this month, focus on the technologies that continue to disrupt the way we function.

Especially, regarding the power sector, we see the adoption of Internet of Things (IoT), Artificial Intelligence (AI), and Big data being leveraged to advance the way the industry functions. These factors have not only eased functioning in a highly competitive and technical market, but has also helped us deliver in a reliable, affordable and in a sustainable way to customers.

The overall demand for stringent guidelines and standards for coal and thermal based power plants brings us to understand the use and scope of Flue Gas Desulphurization (FGD) technology. Our article on FGD describes the various FGD technologies and the way forward for the Indian thermal power sector. The Electrical India May issue will focus on the building blocks of a smart city addressed via the lens of the power sector. We will feature an exclusive analysis on the impact caused by the COVID-19 outbreak, especially with reference to the electrical and the power sector. Do stay connected and please write to me with your input.

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Mahadevan Iyer

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