Tata Power-DDL collaborates with Utiltyx

 Tata Power-DDL collaborates with US-based Utiltyx to ensure cyber security and seamless power supply to consumers 

  •  To strengthen IED visibility, cyber security and analytics of distribution grid 
  • To arm its infrastructure with capacity to detect cyber threats and neutralize 
  • To build real-time decision-making capability to gauge demand and deal with cyber threats 

Tata Power Delhi Distribution Limited (Tata Power-DDL), the pioneer power utility providing electricity to over 7 million users in Delhi, announced a strategic partnership with Utiltyx – the Indian arm of a USA-based cyber security and data analytics software company. The partnership aims to enhance the company’s preparedness against future threats and challenges related to cyber security. The association is aimed at augmenting IED (Intelligent Electronic Device) visibility, adding strengths to the capabilities of Tata Power-DDL to fight cyber threats and providing credible & real-time analytics for its distribution grid, thereby preparing the power distribution infrastructure for future threats and growth. This collaboration marks a significant stride towards a smarter, more resilient energy future. The partnership will help Tata Power-DDL to get real-time updates on different vulnerabilities in the cyber-physical system, and a proactive AI/MLbased threat detection system will help for proactive scanning of the network for active threat detection and threat prevention. The deployed technology discovers, enriches and co-relates the utility assets, ensures OT Network Protection and neutralizes segmentation of erroneous policies to safeguard utility assets. Further, it will strengthen Tata Power-DDL’s real-time decision-making capabilities, strengthen cyber security measures and safeguard critical infrastructure against evolving threats.

Speaking on the partnership, Mr. Ganesh Srinivasan, CEO, Tata Power-DDL, said, “As we embark on the up-gradation to create utilities of the future, it is essential to create or acquire capabilities to deal with future challenges and build upon the opportunities. Beyond technical aspects of the partnership, our tie-up with Utilytx is to ensure uninterrupted power supply to our consumers by predicting future power demand and mitigating risks through cutting-edge technology.”

The cooperation also envisages Utiltyx to customize Tata Power-DDL’s grid components to process data packets to generate actionable insights.

Konda Ankireddyapalli, Founder & CEO, Utiltyx said, “With this collaboration, we look forward to setting new benchmarks in power distribution and cyber security.”

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