Thursday, 8 December, 2022
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Grid automation is a time befitting demand: Nasrul Hamid

State Minister for Power, Energy and Mineral Resources Nasrul Hamid said the grid automation is a time befitting demand as it will adjust the demand and supply of the electricity automatically.

“Connection between information technology and smart devices will ensure safety of the power transmission management,” he said this while addressing a workshop at Bidyut Bhaban as chief guest.

Nasrul Hamid said it is necessary to make related manpower efficiency along with technology for transforming power system from conventional grid to smart grid.

He said the electric vehicles are eco-friendly and cost-effective, said adding, “Bangladesh has already prepared the policy related to charging guidelines.”

The state minister said that there must be an integrated planning for power sector infrastructure development.

“Many achievements can be foiled due to the lack of coordination,” he said.
Two separate context papers on Smart Grid, Electric Vehicles and Global Context were presented to the workshop.
 
Besides, Smart Grid, Cyber Attack Prevention System, Digitization, Automation as well as technology based clean energy and electric vehicles were also discussed.

Huawei and the Power Cell of the ministry jointly organised the workshop titled “Together for a Smart & Green Bangladesh”.

Power Secretary Md Habibur Rahman and Pan Junfeng, CEO of the Huawei Technologies (Bangladesh) spoke on the workshop.