New Delhi: HPL Electric & Power Ltd has received the BIS certification for its smart meters under ‘IS 16444’. This will enable the company to deepen its presence in the market that is tipped to grow exponentially on the back of the government’s smart cities programme and smart grids.
“We are pleased to receive BIS certification for our smart meters. This is a result of the hard work and consistency of our technology team to consistently manufacture and supply superior quality products at competitive prices. HPL is one of the few companies in India to have received this certification. It is a proud moment for us as it highlights our company as one of the leading manufacturers of meters and gives us an edge in the smart metering opportunity. We are positive that this development will further reinforce customers’ belief in the quality of our products and services,” Gautam Seth, JMD, HPL Electric & Power Ltd said in a press statement.
Seth added, “The certification is a true indication of the company’s technical capabilities and an assurance of product & service quality. This is a significant milestone for the company which will enhance its market position as a technologically advanced meter supplier.”
This development comes along with the company bagging two tenders of meters from southern utilities for Rs 76.23 crore, and the total order book as on date for meters stands at Rs 474.65 crore.