Hyderabad, India — (METERING.COM) — June 10, 2011 – A Smart Grid Customer Demonstration Center (CDC) has been inaugurated by global consulting and IT services provider Mahindra Satyam at its 50 Ha Technology Center campus in Hyderabad, aimed to help customers understand the next generation technology in real time and evaluate various technologies underlying the smart grid ecosystem.
The Smart Grid CDC, which is being developed in collaboration with Schneider Electric India, will simulate microgrid technologies by incorporating advanced metering infrastructure, demand response, renewable energy integration, network automation, substation automation, home automation and electric vehicle charging stations.
The Center will also function as a platform to develop innovative solutions such as cloud-based analytics, smart grid security and interoperability, and real time demand response.
“Schneider Electric provides an innovative microgrid solution and we are pleased to team up with them to offer this end-to-end solution to our current and prospective customers,” commented Vijayanand Vadrevu, chief strategy officer of Mahindra Satyam. “The Center will showcase the benefits of the ongoing smart grid technological revolution and will allow customers to test various components in real life environment.”