Renewable Energy Management Centers(REMCs)

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News:Union Power Minister has launched 11 Renewable Energy Management Centers (REMCs).

Facts:

About REMC:

  • Renewable energy management centres(REMCs) are load forecasting Centres equipped with Artificial Intelligence based Renewable Energy(RE) forecasting tools.
  • They will mainly perform three functions a) forecasting of renewable energy from each plant b) scheduling of renewable energy to customers and c) tracking of generation from the RE plants.
  • The Government of India had approved the implementation of the REMCs as a Central Scheme and had mandated POWERGRID,a Maharatna CPSE under the Ministry of Power as an Implementing Agency.
  • The Centres are being managed by the Power System Operation Corporation of India Ltd.(POSOCO) at Regional and National level and at State level by State Load Despatch Centres(SLDCs).