Dimapur, February 1: Nagaland today got its own State Load Despatch Centre (SLDC), which will monitor and control power flow throughout the State. The SLDC, which was formally inaugurated today by Engineer-in-Chief, Er Shikato Sema, will ensure the integrated grid operations and achieving the maximum economy and efficiency in the operation of power system in the State.
Also, the SLDC will be responsible for carrying real time operations for grid control and dispatch of electricity within the State through secure and economic operation in the State grid in accordance with the grid standards and the State grid code.
Addressing the formal inauguration programme, Er Shikato Sema congratulated the team led by Er Nitovi A. Wotsa, Superintending Engineer (E) & SLDC Head and said the SLDC will prove to be very challenging and, at the same time, interesting.
Earlier, in his technical report, Superintending Engineer (Transmission), Er. Tiameren Walling explained that the SLDC will be responsible for optimum scheduling and dispatch of electricity within the State in accordance with the contracts entered into with the licensees or the generating companies operating in the State.
Chief Engineer (T&G), Er. N. Mozhui also addressed the gathering. The programme, chaired by Additional Chief Engineer (T&G), began with invocation by Neikolie Nagi, Pastor, Kuda Baptist Church while Superintending Engineer, (E), Nitovi A. Wotsa delivered the vote of thanks.
(Page News Service)