Elecrama 2018

Genus Power aims to become global

We are now aiming for becoming an international player, be part of smart grid development in the country in a big way and expanding ourselves into solar solutions.

Jitendra K Agarwal, Joint Managing Director, Genus Power Infrastructures Ltd

Genus Power Infrastructures Limited, an ISO 9001 & 14001 certified company, has two business divisions – Metering Solution, and Engineering Construction and Contracts. Commenting about the company’s participation at ELECRAMA 2018, Jitendra K Agarwal, Joint Managing Director, Genus Power Infrastructures Ltd, said, “Our prime objective is to meet the prospects for national and international markets and to convert them as valued partner to promote our business. We are showcasing our product range with innovative solutions which can cater to diverse market needs.”

Genus has several successful AMI (Advanced Metering Infrastructure) projects to its credit in India. The company will therefore showcase its one such AMI solution capability comprising of three technologies together i.e. RF communication, GPRS/GSM communication and PLC communication with the common HES software. This is a unique solution of its kind implemented first time in the country, claims Agarwal.

He adds, “We are ready with and have been developing smart meters for Indian and international clients in accordance with the evolving national and international standards and contributing aggressively. Our manufacturing facilities have been upgraded to support the smart meter production for domestic as well as for the global needs. We are the foremost company in India that has deployed smart meters in smart grid pilot projects with various utilities. Obviously smart meters will find a prime place in our display of products.”

Genus will also be showcasing its recently launched Smart Online Prepayment metering solution. The smart prepaid solution is an online solution where smart meter is used as measuring device and all the financial transactions are carried out at the server end. “With the use of smart meter utility is always connected with meter and have total control of it. Financial transactions at server end enable a utility to have faster and better control of all the changes in tariffs, government duties, and rebates,” informs Agarwal.

Unique features of SMART Online prepayment solution
• Token less system hence removes issues of token management.
• Flexibility to use as prepaid and postpaid both.
• Tariff management on Head End Prepayment Software.
• Intelligent handling for network issue.
• Replaceable communication module for two-way communication.
• In home display unit /mobile application to close monitoring.

Benefits
• Faster and smooth implementation of tariff changes, government duty changes.
• Holidays, happy hours etc. at mass level on same time.
• Better revenue protection – Immediate intimation of tamper, fraud and enable control based on particular condition.
• Possible to do simultaneous charging and to give single bill for multiple meter locations for single owner of multiple locations especially in case of government departments, schools.
• Enables utility to provide various value-added features to consumers like SMS alerts of charging, low balance, and excess load limit.
• Enables better management for temporary connections.

Target markets
Talking about what the company desires to achieve out of participating in ELECRAMA, Agarwal said, “Our participation in this event (ELECRAMA 2018) is not targeted towards sales. The major idea behind the participation is to attract prospects for national and international markets for our metering and power back up products and solutions. We are looking for channel partners in India and African countries and we feel that the ELECRAMA is one of the best mediums to meet the right prospects.”

He adds, “We are also looking for a platform to serve society with our reliable and quality products and solutions to establish GENUS as a most trusted brand globally.”

Wish List
“We are now aiming for becoming an international player, be part of smart grid development in the country in a big way and expanding ourselves into solar solutions,” informs Agarwal. Recently, the company has established plant in Guwahati, Assam and has upgraded all the plants to cater smart metering projects.

Khumb mela of electrical industry!
Well ELECRAMA is the one of the biggest events in the country. Agarwal describes this mega event as ‘Khumb mela of electrical industry’. “We always look forward to participation in ELECRAMA and have been doing so since many years now. Our objective for participation is not just targeted towards sales but to showcase our latest technological innovations in metering products and solutions that are beneficial to utilities to improve their T&D losses, bring efficiency and also help empower the end consumer. Not only it is the biggest one stop place for all the electrical items, thanks to ELECRAMA for organising collaborative programs such as RBSM (Reverse Buyer Seller Meet), Utility Summit, Conferences etc that attract huge number of serious overseas visitors from utilities, financial institutions, service providers etc and hence showcasing our product basket in the event helps in establishing Genus as a most capable brand globally,” concludes Agarwal.

For more details, visit www.genuspower.com

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