Shri RK Singh releases book on “Weather Information Portal for Indian Power System”

Shri R K Singh, Minister of State (IC) for Power and New & Renewable Energy visited Power System Operation Corporation limited (POSOCO) here today, and released a book on “Weather Information Portal for Indian Power System”. This reference document has been developed by POSOCO in collaboration with IMD to facilitate enhanced utilization of Weather Portal in all spheres of Power Sector.

While addressing the employees of POSOCO, he appreciated their onerous responsibility of operating All India Synchronous Grid, one of the largest in the world, ensuring reliability and security. POSOCO manages the Inter-State Transmission of Power to utilities across India. POSOCO also operates Electricity markets through coordination with thousands of entities every day for balancing demand and generation every 15 minutes.

The Minister interacted with System Operators and appreciated the efforts being made by them in maintaining the security and reliability of Power System. He advised that in the advent of complexities being encountered by the Power System, lot of controls and automation are required.

During the visit, the Minister was accompanied by Shri Ajay Bhalla, Secretary, Ministry of Power, Shri Pankaj Batra, Chairman, CEA, Dr. K.J. Ramesh, Director General, Indian Meteorological Department, Ms. Bharati, Joint Secretary (Trans.) and other Senior Officials of Ministry of Power.

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