India Smart Grid Forum (ISGF) is a public private partnership initiative of Ministry of Power (MoP), Government of India for accelerated development of smart grid technologies in the Indian power sector. Mandate of ISGF is to advise government on policies and programs for promotion of Smart Grids in India, work with national and international agencies in standards development and to help utilities, regulators and the Industry in technology selection, capacity building and outreach programs.
ISGF has over 100 Members covering ministries, government institutions, regulators, utilities and private companies from the industry, non-profit organisations, educational and research entities and students from renowned institutions. ISGF has constituted 10 working groups examining different aspects of Smart Grids. The members of ISGF participate in focused working groups to develop required use cases, standards, technology recommendations and guidelines. ISGF has been actively providing advisory services to MoP on matters related to smart grids in India and conducting monthly technology workshops.
Benefits of being a member of ISGF: As an ISGF member, an organization can – nominate their experts in ISGF working groups and contribute towards formulation of appropriate policies, programs and standards for development of smart grids in India; take part in the technology sessions and workshops conducted by ISGF; access to the members-only resources on ISGKP; networking with policy makers, utilities, system integrators, OEMs, academia, research and industry associations in India; advance information on smart grid policies and programs; showcase their achievements in the ISGF Newsletter and ISGKP; seek assistance from ISGF team in conducting a training needs analysis and designing a capacity building plan for the employees and a consumer outreach program for the Smart Grid pilots.
ISGF is organising India Smart Grid Week (ISGW 2015) from 03 – 07 March, 2015 at Bangalore. ISGW 2015 is planned as a Conference and Exhibition that will bring together India’s leading Electricity Utilities, Policy Makers, Regulators, Investors and worlds top-notch Smart Grid Experts and Researchers to discuss trends, share best practices and showcase next generation technologies and products.
Our Partners - India Smart Village Forum 2015
- Apollo Telemedicine Networking Foundation
- Department of Telecommunications (DoT), Ministry of Communications and Information Technology, Government of India
- India Smart Grid Forum (ISGF)
- Salaam Bharat
- Society for Geo-informatics and Sustainable Development (SGSD)
- Symbiosis Institute of Telecom Management (SITM)
- Technology Information Forecasting and Assessment Council (TIFAC)