Tech Mahindra and Power Ledger unite to unleash the power of MaaS

Power Ledger
Sep 29, 2017 · 4 min read

Technology trials in Microgrid-as-a-Service aimed to impact the urban population in India

New Delhi — September 29, 2017 — Tech Mahindra, a leading provider of digital transformation, consulting and business reengineering services, and Power Ledger, a blockchain-based peer-to-peer electricity trading platform provider have announced a series of technology trials that aim at bringing the benefits of energy microgrid developments to India’s booming urban population, through Microgrid-as-a-Service. Incubated by Tech Mahindra, Microgrid-as-a-Service or MaaS is an integrated platform which helps in creating a disruptive model in the electricity market by enabling building owners, campuses, smart cities and communities to produce and manage their own electricity affordably and even trade in case of excess generation.

During the trials, the partners will deploy Tech Mahindra’s MaaS platform integrated with Power Ledger’s blockchain-enabled energy trading capability at the test sites in India.

Atul Kunwar, President and CTO, Tech Mahindra said,

Disruption and Innovation have been integral to the D.A.V.I.D (Digitalization, Automation, Verticalization, Innovation and Disruption) approach of Tech Mahindra as the company pursues its journey to become a Digital Transformation player. By exploring new avenues and capabilities in sectors as significant as the Energy, the company aims to be a pioneer in this space and add to the productive evolution of the utility industry.

Power Ledger uses world-leading blockchain technology to create an immutable record of energy generation and consumption allowing buying and selling of energy in a simple and autonomous manner with complete confidence.

Tech Mahindra’s microgrid technology allows for a seamless integration of distributed generation within a discreet community, managing power quality, reliability and safety in a low-cost and sustainable way.

David Martin, Managing Director, Power Ledger, said

The trial will initially involve Power Ledger using consumer data from Tech Mahindra’s sites to prove the accuracy and security of the former’s trading platform. This will also help Tech Mahindra to explore the value proposition for consumers and understand the regulatory and technical implications of the peer-to-peer trading model.The trial will begin in late 2017 at Tech Mahindra’s campuses in India and run for a period of twelve months.

About Power Ledger:

Power Ledger is the leading peer-to- peer marketplace for renewable energy. Using blockchain technology, the platform provides a transparent, audit-able and automated market trading and clearing mechanism for residential and commercial businesses to decide who they want to sell their surplus energy to and at what price.

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About Tech Mahindra

Tech Mahindra represents the connected world, offering innovative and customer-centric information technology experiences, enabling Enterprises, Associates and the Society to Rise™. We are a USD 4.5 billion company with 115,850+ professionals across 90 countries, helping over 864 global customers including Fortune 500 companies. Our convergent, digital, design experiences, innovation platforms and reusable assets connect across a number of technologies to deliver tangible business value and experiences to our stakeholders. Tech Mahindra is amongst the Fab 50 companies in Asia (Forbes 2016 list).

We are part of the USD 19 billion Mahindra Group that employs more than 200,000 people in over 100 countries. The Group operates in the key industries that drive economic growth, enjoying a leadership position in tractors, utility vehicles, after-market, information technology and vacation ownership.

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