Inviting applications for the SAREP Grants Annual Program Statement (APS) – FY2024. For more information click Here.

Modernization of Distribution Utilities

July 20, 2023

Whitepaper on Drone Applications for Power Sector

The U.S. Agency for International Development’s India Mission (USAID/India) and Power Finance Corporation (PFC) pursue the common objectives of accelerating utility modernization, improving the financial and operational performance of the state utilities, and encouraging the adoption of new technology solutions.
July 20, 2023

Smart Meter Installer Technician Training Module

The recently launched Revamped Distribution Sector Scheme (RDSS) by the Government of India (GoI) supports implementation of pre-paid smart meters and system metering, which is key to strengthening power distribution companies (Discoms), both operationally and financially.
June 29, 2022
Assam

Report on Optimal and Market Based Utilization of Electricity Supply Resources of Assam

This study examines the scope for optimization in the operation of the existing supply side resources of Assam Power Distribution Company Limited (APDCL), India.
June 22, 2022
Factsheet

Demand Forecasting, Resource Mapping and Power Procurement Optimization Factsheet

The Demand Forecasting, Resource Mapping and Power Procurement Optimization Factsheet highlights the overview of demand forecasting, resource mapping, and power procurement optimization under strategic energy planning for distribution companies (DISCOMs).
June 22, 2022
DISCOM Renewable Energy Procurement Optimization

DISCOM Renewable Energy Procurement Optimization & Smart Estimation Software Tool (DISCOM REPOSE) User Manual

The user manual provides step-by-step guidance on how to perform end to end demand forecasting, integrated resource mapping and power procurement optimization using the modules in the software.
June 22, 2022
Response

Guidebook-Developing Resource Plan for DISCOM in RE Rich Environment using REPOSE Software

The objective of the guidebook is to help utility professionals understand the importance of resource planning and how to formulate resource plans using the DISCOM REPSOE software tool.
June 16, 2022

Prospects for Sustainable Energy Infrastructure Development and Role of Cross Border Energy Trade in South Asia

This report highlights the prospects for Sustainable Energy Infrastructure Development and Role of Cross Border Energy Trade in South Asia and various associated challenges, opportunities and the way forward.
June 12, 2022
Proceedings of virtual stakeholder workshop on AI/ML for high-performing DISCOMS

Proceedings of USAID and PFC Joint Virtual Workshop on AI/ML for Distribution Utilities

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) in collaboration with the Power Finance Corporation (PFC)
May 29, 2022
White Paper on Rethinking DISCOM Resource Planning – in Renewable Energy Rich Environment

Recommendations for Model Regulations: Regulatory Framework for Resource Planning

This report reveals the notable gaps that exist in the current regulatory framework for resource planning derived from an extensive primary and secondary research conducted for 12 states in India.