INDIAN ELECTRICAL & ELECTRONICS MANUFACTURERS’ ASSOCIATION (IEEMA) – the apex association of over 800 power generation, transmission and distribution organisations reiterated the need for a consistent dialogue between transmission and distribution service providers and the Madhya Pradesh Utilities.
IEEMA highlighted the power distribution issues and the need for technologies to improve the MP State’s energy ecosystem and curbing pilferage of electricity. Also key to the agenda is commercially viable and competitive power supply to all consumers in the State and the much needed support for industrial development.
A workshop cum interactive session is being organised with the Utilities of Madhya Pradesh and IEEMA member Companies in Bhopal on June 22 under the banner of emPOWERing Make In India. Shri ICP Keshari, Principal Secretary, Madhya Pradesh interacted with IEEMA Members on the issues pertaining to power sector.
Shri Keshari emphasised on the efforts of Government of Madhya Pradesh to provide special thrust to renewable energy progammes and new areas of technologies in the entire spectrum of non-conventional energy sources, which will provide immense opportunities in the field of wind, solar photovoltaic, biomass, solar thermal, small hydro and industrial wastes based projects. Whereas IEEMA brought to fore accumulated bad debts in power purchase expense conforming to Madhya Pradesh State Electricity Board.