VIJAYAWADA: The APTransco on Wednesday organised a workshop to develop a comprehensive state-level energy calculator for Andhra Pradesh, the first such sub-national model of its kind in the world.
The workshop was held in the presence of K Ranganatham, advisor to secretary, energy department, Dinesh Paruchuri, JMD, APTransco, at Vidyut Soudha in Vijayawada.
Among the dignitaries who participated in the workshop were Rajnath Ram, joint advisor- energy, NITI Aayog, Andrew Fleming, British deputy high commissioner, Hyderabad, Dr Daniel Bradley, first secretary, energy and Low Carbon Growth, British High Commission, New Delhi and Dearbhla Hone, policy advisor, department of business, energy and industrial strategy, UK.
The Andhra Pradesh State Energy Calculator, 2050, is an IT-enabled web tool developed by ICF, a well-known international consultancy firm. The tool is backed by a detailed, open-source excel model, which offers user-friendly graphic representations of the energy demand and supply scenarios for the state.