WISE was engaged by AECOM India for providing consultancy support in proposing a power procurement and power distribution model for Dholera Industrial City, a new-age smart city along the dedicated Delhi-Mumbai freight corridor. The main purpose of the assignment was to evolve power sourcing business models and to perform all related activities, besides assisting the licensee with various technical tasks/matters with a view to helping the smart city develop a state-of-the-art smart transmission and distribution grid, in line with global best practices.

Based on the interaction with key officials of Dholera Industrial City, WISE suggested options for power procurement and recommended potential business models for power distribution in the city while clearly mapping the legal, policy and regulatory implications of the recommendations. The same was submitted to the relevant authorities.