US-funded lab inaugurated

LAHORE: US Consul General Colleen Crenwelge on Wednesday
inaugurated a new state-of-the-art, US-funded Smart Grid
Integration Testing Lab at Water and Power Development Authority
(WAPDA) House.A statement said the lab would allow the Pakistan
Information Technology Company (PITC) to monitor electricity
consumption through smart meters and a single software system,
which would improve access to reliable, affordable electricity for
everyone.Speaking on the occasion, Consul General Crenwelge said
the new lab would help PITC and distribution companies monitor
consumers’ real-time electricity needs, ensure electricity is
delivered where and when it was needed, and guarantee that
electricity bills were accurate and fair. “Customers should see
better service and cheaper electricity in the long run,” she
added.
Source: FS – All-News2-Economy
US-funded lab inaugurated