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The IET partners with IEEMA & ELECRAMA 2018 to revolutionise the Power sector with a touch of IoT

Bengaluru, April 13, 2017: The Institution of Engineering and Technology (The IET), one of the world’s leading professional society for engineering and technology community partnered with Indian Electrical & Electronics Manufacturers’ Association (IEEMA) for ELECRAMA 2018, the biggest showcase of the world of electricity which brings together the complete spectrum of solutions that powers the planet on Wednesday, April 12, 2017. As part of the partnership, the event will include a segment for IoT and Internet, the TechNxT, to its purview this year and the IET hosted two tracks on Internet and IoT solutions for the power sector.

TechNxT shall also showcase state-of-the-art of products and solutions, companies and startups providing cutting edge technology solutions, along with high quality conference on topics varying from the Digital Transformation of Power Delivery, Energy Storage Systems and Solutions& Transportation Electrification. 

Speaking at the inauguration of the event, Dr. Rishi Bhatnagar, Chairman of the IET India IoT Panel said, “The digital transformation is reshaping the energy industry radically. Introduction of IoT has reasserted the need for a fresh thinking and approach at a very fundamental level. The whole eco-system needs to work together to succeed and mature and look beyond newer revenue. There is a need to partner with the right solution providers and system integrators. The IET IoT Panel understands this need for providing a platform that facilitates discussions that will help in making the inevitable connected world more efficient, smart, innovative and safe. We are very excited about partnering with IEEMA & ELECRAMA, 2018 for the IoT focussed segment, TechNxT 2018, which promises to be a meeting ground for businesses to come together and collaborate on technologies that will redefine the future of the Power sector.”

Adding to this, Mr.Shekhar Sanyal, Director and Country Head of IET India mentioned, “The IET IoT panel has been an IoT focussed platform providing a neutral ground for companies to look beyond the borders of their organisations and come together to create the roadmap for IoT adoption in India and globally. This partnership with IEEMA & ELECRAMA, 2018 is a step towards actualising this initiative and takes it to the next level by allowing more businesses to partner and become a part of the IoT movement in India. We are happy to drive this with TechNxT 2018 and wait to hear from our peers on the value it brings to all of them.”

ELECRAMA 2018, was unveiled today by the Chief Guests Shri Piyush Goel, Union Minister of Power and Shri Suresh Prabhu, the Union Minister for Railways. The event was well attended by all the major players in the power sector from global majors to small scale manufacturers as also key stakeholders across the electricity value chain.

About The IET:

Founded 145 years ago, the IET is one of the world’s leading professional societies for the engineering and technology community. The IET has more than 167,000 members+ in 150 countries, with active networks of members in 37 countries. In India, the IET has over 13,000 members, 8 Local Networks and focuses on Energy, Transport, Information & Communications, IoT and Education sectors. For more details, please visit www.theiet.in

Leveraging its position as a multi-disciplinary organisation, IET India launched its IoT panel on February 20, 2015 with Dr Rishi Bhatnagar (President – Aeris Communication) as the Chairperson. The panel has 8 working groups and the focus is to facilitate discussions that will help in making the inevitable connected world more efficient, smart, innovative and safe.

For more details, please visit http://www.theiet.in/IoTPanel

About Indian Electrical & Electronics Manufacturers’ Association (IEEMA):

IEEMA is the apex association of manufacturers of electrical, industrial electronics and allied equipment in India. Founded in 1948, IEEMA is the first ISO certified industry association with 800+ member organisations encompassing the complete value chain in power generation, transmission and distribution equipment. IEEMA members contribute to more than 90% of the power equipment installed in India and represent a turnover of over USD 25 billion. IEEMA has a pan India presence with its corporate office at New Delhi, registered office at Mumbai, regional offices at Kolkata and Bangalore and eight state offices.