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Hitachi ABB Power MoU with IIT Roorkee

Hitachi ABB Power MoU with IIT Roorkee

Hitachi ABB Power Grids in India (listed on stock exchanges as ‘ABB Power Products and Systems India Limited’) has signed a memorandum of understanding with Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee to progress toward a smart and sustainable campus energy ecosystem.

According to a press release, the project involves the creation of a smart energy management system and micro-grid with battery energy storage and will also establish an Integrated Monitoring, Analytics and Control Center for systems ranging from energy assets to transport, water, and waste on the IIT Roorkee campus.

Additionally, the collaboration will develop opportunities for technology competency enhancement.

“Sustainability is at the heart of Hitachi ABB Power Grids’ growth strategy. Hence, our agreement with IIT Roorkee advances our mission,” said Venu Nuguri, Managing Director and CEO, Hitachi ABB Power Grids in India.

Ajit Chaturvedi, Director, IIT Roorkee


Ajit Chaturvedi, Director, IIT Roorkee, said: “IIT Roorkee and Hitachi ABB Power Grids are creating a platform for innovation by students and faculty members to bring the Smart City concept closer to reality.”