Smart Cities India 2016: Big data, analytics & energy storage
The 2nd day of Smart cities India 2016 marked a memorable day for Statcon Energiaa as Mr. Manoj Pande ( Director Statcon Energiaa ) was invited as a panelist to speak upon the topic : Big data, analytics & energy storage.
It was a comprehensive discussion about the impact of renewable energy on smart cities, and basically a definition as well as to what really is a smart city. After much back and forth ,it was surmised that there is no fixed definition for what is a smart city and there is no wrong definition as well.
With the recent rise in mercury across India, it was an ideal time for such a discussion among the industry heavy-weights regarding use of solar power to reduce the peak loads, supply 24×7 electricity, create charging stations for electric vehicles among others applications.
The Moderator for the afternoon was Dr. Rahul Walawalkar, President & MD, Customized Energy Solutions India Pvt. Ltd., India. His pioneering efforts in the energy storage field in India were much appreciated by the dignitaries present.
The panelists included:
• Mr. Manoj Pande, CEO, Statcon Energiaa, India
• Dr. Madhumita Ghosh, Practice Leader – BIG DATA & Advanced Analytics, IBM, India
• Mr. Shravan Kumar Singh, Regional Lead, Energy Solutions Engineering, NEC Asia Pacific Pte Ltd., India
Statcon Energiaa is a power electronics manufacturing company in India and well versed with the Indian Electricity Conditions. It is one of the few companies making customised solar inverters in India as well as solar projects.