Intelligent meters are powering change

IoT-based smart meters can be activated or deactivated remotely, much like a SIM card in a mobile phone

Pranjal Sharma

A simply designed booth at the exhibition of IoT India Congress in Bengaluru, offers a glimpse of how electricity management is set for a smart makeover. Manning the booth is the enthusiastic and energetic entrepreneur JT Rao. His company, winAMR,  has installed 5000 smart meters in Telangana under a national project to roll out IoT-based devices across the country. “India is at the forefront of a global movement towards using IoT for efficient power usage,” Rao says.   The deployment of smart, connected electricity meters could help power distribution companies reduce ...