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Demand Side Management (DSM)

Demand Side Management (DSM):

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The State of Karnataka has been facing power shortages both in terms of energy and peak demand. In order to meet these shortages, the HESCOM is taking action plans to use the available resources effectively and efficiently by adopting Energy Conservation (EC) and Demand Side Management (DSM) measures to mitigate power shortages.


It includes measures initiated by the HESCOM to encourage consumers to use energy more efficiently by modifying their electricity consumption patterns, both with respect to the time and extent of electricity demand.

DSM carrying out below works,

Customer care and friendly measures.


1.    Hosa Belaku Yojane
Domestic Efficient Lighting Programme (DELP) scheme popularly known as Hosa Belaku scheme implemented in HESCOM through EESL from 04-02-2016 the sales and Energy saved details as on May 2022 is as below,

Sl. No Particulars Sold Quantity till  May -2022 Energy Saving in MU till  May -2022
01 LED Bulb 25,17,808 296.44
02 LED Tube lights 32,264 3.75
03 Energy Efficient Fans 6,825 0.92
Total 254.16

 

2. Ring Back Tune (RBT)


Utilizing communication modes for energy savings such as Ring Back Tune (RBT) for HESCOM CUG mobile nos, ¸started from 17.04.2019. The caller tune includes promotion of replacement of conventional bulbs by LED bulbs, Energy, Efficiency methods, toll free number 1912 promotions and Energy conservation messages 

 
3. Capacity Building Program for HESCOM

Capacity Building of DISCOMs programme on Demand Side Management (DSM) and Energy Efficiency: As per the MoU signed between BEE, KREDL and HESCOM dated 29th August 2018 regarding capacity building program for HESCOM. In this regard Bureau has engaged M/S Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) for HESCOM.   


• CII has conducted 5 days training program for Master Trainers from 15.10.2019 to 19.10.2019 at Hotel Naveen, Hubballi, about 43 Officers of HESCOM were participated in the Training Program.
• 3 days training program from 05.12.2019 to 07.12.2019 at Clarks Inn Bagalkot, about 34 Officers of HESCOM were participated in the Training Program.
• 3 days training program from 09.12.2019 to I1.12.2019 at Chancery Hotels, Belagavi, about 36 Officers of HESCOM were participated in the Training Program.
• The activities covered under capacity building program helps the capacity building of HESCOM and enable the HESCOM to implement the DSM action plan including shifting of load from the peak demand to period of lean demand, having different rates based on the time of day, reduction of Energy use by implementing programs to improve the efficiency of equipment, building and industrial process along with cost effective strategies.

 

4. Paper Media:


Created Awareness about Energy Saving, Energy efficiency methods- using BEE 5 star rated equipments, LED bulbs utilization awareness, DSM tips, safety procedures, Solar Rooftop PV advantages and encouragement and HESCOM services in various papers.

 

5. Radio Media:


Awareness about Energy Saving, Bill payment, safety procedures and HESCOM services, Energy efficiency methods- using BEE 5 star rated equipments, LED bulbs utilization awareness, Solar Rooftop PV advantages and encouragement etc through jingles and program in All India Radio. (from 01.12.2017 to 31.03.2018) (from 16.07.2019 to 31.03.2020) and (from 16.07.2020 to 31.03.2021)

6.    HESCOM Calendar:

HESCOM 6-sheet Calendar – 2018, 2019, 2020 with the theme of HESCOM, DSM tips, Energy efficiency methods- using BEE 5 star rated equipments, LED bulbs utilization awareness, Safety & HESCOM services, etc. The 2500 Nos of Calendars circulated to all HESCOM, KPTCL some government offices & HT Consumers to bring awareness.

 

7.    Awareness Program in academic/ educational institutions:

MoUs with academic/ educational institutes, NGO-Deshapande Education trust for creating awareness about Energy conservation amongst students and spreading the awareness through students.

 

8.    HESCOM coordinates with other ESCOMs, MNRE, SECI, KREDL and Energy Department under DSM/Energy efficiency programs.

Details of DSM activities / Programs organized Year wise to Create Awareness regarding:

• Replacement of conventional bulbs by LED bulbs.
• Regarding the benefits of using 5-star rated equipments certified by the Bureau of Energy Efficiency.
• Solar Rooftop PV advantages and encouragement for installation carried out
• Servicing new street light with LED / EE Lamps and providing timer switches to street lights and servicing IP set installations with EE / Star Rated pumps.
• Created Awareness about Energy Saving, safety procedures, DSM tips and HESCOM services,
• Toll Free Number 1912 promotions, etc.

 

FY 2018-19


1. MELANZE – 2018
       “Two Days National Level Technical Festival – MELANZE – 2018” of Smt. Kamal & Shri Venkappa M Agadi College of Engineering & Technology, Laxmeshwar on 5th and 6th April 2018 in the college campus. Awareness activities carried out through Stall.

 

2.    84 Akhila Bharata Kannada Sahitya Sammelana:

       • 84 Akhila Bharata Kannada Sahitya Sammelana from 04.01.2019 to 06.01.2019, held at Krushi Vishwa Vidyalaya, Dharwad. Awareness activities carried

          out through Stall.


       • Actively participated in program by sponsoring Rs. 4,00,000/- for T-shirts with slogan of save energy and HESCOM logo under DSM programme.  

 

3. DET: Vidyut Ulitaya Samara &DSM-Life Skill for students

Creating Awareness/ educate and up skill rural, semi urban and urban youths about Energy Conservation, Safety, etc., DSM activities joint collaboration of Deshpande Education Trust, Hubballi and HESCOM.
•    DSM-Life Skill for Students conducted in 231 ITI colleges.
•    HESCOM-DET Vidyut Ulitaya Samara Quiz Competition held on 20.06.2018 more than 500 Students Participated.

 

FY 2019-20


1. “Two Days National Level Technical Festival – MELANZE – 2019” of Smt. Kamal & Shri Venkappa M Agadi College of Engineering & Technology, Laxmeshwar on 26th and 27th April 2019 in the college campus. Awareness activities carried out through Stall. Around 4,000 No of students participated in the event.

 

2.  Vijayavani “Property Expo 2019”: May 03rd to 05th 2019 at Raikar Grounds, Hubballi. Awareness activities carried out through Stall. Around 50,000 public visited the property Expo.

 

3.  Distribution of Pamphlets with Monthly Electricity Bill: 20,00,000 Nos of pamphlets were printed and distributed with monthly Electricity bills of    June-2019 of all domestic consumers of HESCOM as per Hon’ble commission directive on Energy Conservation.

 

4.  Awareness program conducted in the sections of HESCOM: July-19 -Aug19
       Awareness programme carried out in 246 section and about 23,000 public/consumers were participated.

 

5.  Awareness program conducted in the sections of HESCOM: February-2020 Awareness programme carried out in 201 section and about 15,000 public/consumers were participated.

 

6.  PARSEC 2020: Held on 15.02.2020 to 16.02.2020 in IIT Campus, Dharwad. DSM Awareness activities carried out through Stall.

 

7.  Festival of Wrestling: Held on 22.02.2020 to 25.02.2020 KCD Ground, Dharwad. DSM Awareness activities carried out through Stall. About 50,000 – 60,000 public were participated.

DSM activities for FY 2020-21:


1. The Ring Back Tune {RBT) is provided to all Nos. of connections of HESCOM CUG group. The caller tune includes promotion of replacement of conventional bulbs by LED bulbs, Energy Efficiency methods, using BEE 5 star rated equipment’s, toll free number 1912 promotions and Energy conservation messages.

2. All India Radio: Awareness about Energy Saving, Energy efficiency methods- using BEE 5 star rated equipment’s, replacement of conventional bulbs by LED bulbs, Servicing IP installations with EE 4 or 5 star rated pumps, Solar Rooftop PV advantages and encouragement, Bill payment, safety procedures, Agriculture use, toll free number 1912 promotions and HESCOM services, etc through jingles in All India Radio.

3. Created Awareness about Energy Saving, replacement of conventional bulbs by LED bulbs, DSM tips, Energy efficiency methods- using BEE 5 star rated equipment’s, Solar Rooftop PV advantages and encouragement, Servicing IP installations with EE 4 or 5 star rated pumps, Toll free number 1912 promotions, safety procedures, HESCOM services etc in various papers.


DSM activities for FY 2021-22:


1. The Ring Back Tune {RBT) is provided to all Nos. of connections of HESCOM CUG group. The caller tune includes promotion of replacement of conventional bulbs by LED bulbs, Energy Efficiency methods, using BEE 5 star rated equipment’s, toll free number 1912 promotions and Energy conservation messages.

2. All India Radio: Awareness about Energy Saving, Energy efficiency methods- using BEE 5 star rated equipment’s, replacement of conventional bulbs by LED bulbs, Servicing IP installations with EE 4 or 5 star rated pumps, Solar Rooftop PV advantages and encouragement, Bill payment, safety procedures, Agriculture use, toll free number 1912 promotions and HESCOM services, etc through jingles in All India Radio.

3. Created Awareness about Energy Saving, replacement of conventional bulbs by LED bulbs, DSM tips, Energy efficiency methods- using BEE 5 star rated equipment’s, Solar Rooftop PV advantages and encouragement, Servicing IP installations with EE 4 or 5 star rated pumps, Toll free number 1912 promotions, safety procedures, HESCOM services etc in various papers.

 

Solar Rooftop Project:

    * HESCOM implemented the Solar Roof Top Project.
    * Solar Rooftop Progress till May-2022

Particular Numbers Capacity in MW
Self Execution 1393 49.55
IPDS 233 1.82
13th Finance 340 2.88
Total 1966 54.26

 

Solar Rooftop Phase-II:


HESCOM has got 10MW allocation from Ministry of New and Renewable Energy, on dated 19.01.2022 for FY 2021-22.


SRTPV Phase-II is a subsidy scheme from MNRE for Solar Roof top Plants on Net Metering Base for Residential Consumers (up to 10 kW) and Group Housing Societies (GHS)/ Residential Welfare Association (RWA) (up to 500 kW- 10KW per house).


Residential Consumers- 40% up to 3kW, plus 20% above 3kW to 10kW


GHS / RWA 20% (up to 10 kW per house and total load not more than 500kW).


HESCOM has called for expression of interest in the MNRE spin portal, till 29th June 2022 1910 No’s of applications have been received.


Tender has been floated on 25.01.2022 and empanelment of Agencies is under process.


Interested customers can take advantage of this subsidy scheme by applying online.

 

PM-KUSUM:

The Government of India has launched Scheme Pradhan Mantri – Kisan Urja Suraksha Evam Utthaan Mahabhiyan (PM-KUSUM) for Farmers with following components:

 

II. Component– A : Setting up of 10,000 MW of Decentralized Ground/Stilt Mounted Grid connected Solar or other Renewable Energy based Power Plants upto 2 MW.
                             HESCOM Allocation-NIL

II. Component– B : Installation of 20 Lakh standalone Solar Powered Agriculture pumps of individual capacity upto 7.5 HP.
                             Karnataka Allocation-10,000

                             KREDL is the Implementing Agency.

GOK directed to implement off grid solar water pump sets up to 7.5 HP capacity under PM-KUSUM, Component-B scheme, with sharing pattern as MNRE: 30%, GOK:50% and SC/ST beneficiary contribution: 20% (GOK share to be met from SCSP/TSP funds).

103 Nos applications received, out of which 56 Nos of solar IP set Commissioned in HESCOM.

No of Applications Accepted

Implemented Solar Irrigation Pumpsets
103 56

 

III.  Component–C(1) : Solarisation of 10 Lakh Grid-Connected Agriculture Pumps of individual pump capacity upto 7.5 HP.
       

       Component–C(2) : Solarization of feeders

 

Feeder Solarisation - The basic purpose of this project is to development of farmers it will be possible to supply electricity continuously for 7 hours during the day by this scheme. This scheme will solve the problems of the farmers and ensure the progress of the farmers.

     * Cost of installation of solar power plant as per MNRE bench mark price-3.5 crores/MW.
     * 30% CFA from MNRE i.e 1.05 Cr/MW.
     * KREDL is the Implementing Agency, as per GOK order - EN71VSC2021, Dt: 4.3.202 l
     * HESCOM Allocation-65000.

PM – KUSUM Scheme under Solarization of Agriculture feeder HESCOM has requested- 4,00,000 IP Sets. HESCOM has got revised allocation of 65,000 IP sets on dated 21.06.2021.

Feeders have been identified for 65,000 No of IP sets for implementing the scheme, details have been submitted to KREDL.

Compliance to KERC observation dtd: 22.10.2021 by KREDL request letter dtd: 25.01.2022, has been submitted to KREDL on dtd: 22.02.2022

Hon’ble KERC has fixed sealing tariff on dated: 20.06.2022 as at the benchmark tariff of Rs. 2.32 per unit.

Calling tender for feeders solarization is under process by KREDL.

 

Electric Vehicle Charging Stations:

GOI has issued Guidelines for EV Charging Stations on Dated: 14.12.2018.

BESCOM is designated as the “State Nodal Agency” for setting the charging infrastructure for electric vehicles in the state vide GOK letter dated: 28.12.2018.

Revised guidelines issued by GOI, on dated 01.10.2019, which supersede guidelines issued dated 14.12.2018.

BESCOM has requested for identification of only Govt. locations for establishing EV Charging Stations for this FY.

274 Govt Locations have been identified including 64 HESCOM premises and details were submitted to BESCOM (Nodal Agency).

Revised guidelines issued by GOI on dated: 14.01.2022.

Energy Department has directed on dated:07.02.2022 to take appropriate action for interested consumers willing to setup EV charging station for availing the power supply and to issue RR number within 24 hrs.

Tender has been floated on dated:27.05.2022 by BESCOM Nodal Agency.

 

Districtwise proposed EV charging Sation locations
SI. No. District Total No of Proposed Charging Stations No of proposed charging stations on National Highway
1 Dharwad 53 33
2 Gadag 10 7
3 Haveri 32 23
4 Uttar Kannada 28 23
5 Belagavi 54 13
6 Bagalkote 63 7
7 Vijayapur 34 22
Total 274 128

 

 

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01 Demand Side Management (DSM) Awareness Brochure. 3415 KB
02 Samples of DSM activity awareness advertisement through News Papers. 24769 KB
03 DSM Awareness Program/Events Photographs -
04 DSM Energy saving, safety etc  Awareness Jingles broadcasting All India Radio Primary Channel. 1. Using BEE 5 star rated equipments 587 KB
2. Using LED bulbs awareness 451 KB
3. Using ISI equipments 536 KB
4. Electricity saving tips using natural light 377 KB
5. Power saving advice on refrigerator use 569 KB
6. Energy saving tips 466 KB
7. Safety awareness 1 494 KB
8. Safety awareness 2 464 KB
9. Safety awareness 3 547 KB
10. Online payment 643 KB
05 District Wise UJALA Counters Of EESL In HESCOM Under DELP Scheme 795 KB

 

 

 

 

 

 

Last Updated: 05-07-2022 11:41 AM Updated By: Admin



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