Vol. 3, Special Issue 1 (2018)
IT initiatives in power distribution sector
Author(s): Bali S Khurana
Abstract: The biggest fundamental issue hampering the viability of the Indian Power Sector is level of losses. The huge financial losses are due to power theft and ineffective practices of billing and collection. IT is being used as one of the strategies to reduce losses in power distribution companies. The paper discusses various IT tools that contribute to substantial increase in the revenue demand and reducing the losses of power distribution companies.