Cyan, the software technology firm, has secured a £1million contract for a pilot smart meter project in India.
Enzen Global Solutions will be implementing the smart meter program for Chamundeshwari Electricity Supply Corporation Limited in Karnataka.
Under the contract, Cyan will supply 21,000 smart meters as part of an “end-to-end” solution to Enzen. In addition, Cyan will supply 865MHz RF mesh communication network including the modules, data concentrator units and head end software, a Meter Data Acquisition System and 21,824 smart meters. The company will also provide management services to the utility for two years.
With the project carried out in phases, the first phase is set to be delivered and live before the end of 2015. The remaining will be delivered in the first half of 2016.
Under the Smart Grid Task Force, India’s Ministry of Power has committed $21.6 billion to smart grid infrastructure through 2015-2025.
Presently, India has 200 million legacy meters deployed, with an estimated 130 million to be installed by 2021.