Greenbird signs first contract in India with BRPL

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Oslo, June 4th, 2020.

Norwegian technology DevOps company, Greenbird Integration Technology has signed an agreement with BRPL (BSES Rajdhani Power Limited) using the Utilihive platform for an analytics & data integration solution. It was launched during a virtual meeting in presence of the Norwegian Ambassador to India, His Excellency Mr. Hans Jacob Frydenlund, BRPL CEO Mr. Amal Sinha.

Also present in the virtual meeting were Mr. Helge Tryti, Director of Innovation Norway and senior officials from the supporting organisations.

BRPL is committed to ensuring quality and reliable power supply. For this reason, BRPL is exploring the latest suitable data lake and digital platform technologies to support various areas of grid operations. Real-time AMR data, feeder load analysis and consumption pattern analysis within the existing distribution network are included in the initial pilot phase to support power quality and a seamless power supply.

"We are always looking for new ways to improve customer service using state-of-the-art technologies and innovations. The insights we will gain from analyzing the data we collect within our network will be invaluable for intelligent grid investments, preventive maintenance and ensuring reliable power supply," said Mr Amal Sinha, CEO at BSES Rajdhani Power Limited. “This pilot will provide us the opportunity to demonstrate the value of using the Utilihive Data Lake to validate, unify and structure energy data, machine data and enterprise information and make it accessible to develop valuable innovative applications with our IT department and partners.”

The pilot will demonstrate the creation of a Data Lake and the value of analytics & data integration across discom's multiple data sources for accurate and timely operational & planning decisions while improving response time for various services & deliverables. It will also help the discom to develop a data analytics layer for optimization of operations critical for ensuring reliable power supply for consumers.

Thorsten Heller, CEO and Co-Founder at Greenbird said, “Through a business network run by Smart Innovation Norway, we have achieved this first contract in India with BRPL. This marks a new chapter in globalization for Greenbird. We are looking forward to demonstrating the power of the Utilihive platform at BRPL and helping them achieve their vision to become a platformed digital utility.”

“Norway has the right technologies which can empower Indian Utilities in their digitization and decarbonization initiatives. We at SIN and Greenbird are also partnering with BRPL for various research projects to co-develop right tools for a cleaner and efficient future.” Says Dieter Hirdes, Head – Research and Innovation, Smart Innovation Norway


Greenbird offers out-of-the-box system integration for utilities. We are a true DevOps company, delivering unique time-to-market and reliability. We were named a Gartner ‘Cool Vendor’ in 2018 because of our domain specific and flexible integration capabilities, crucial for creating easy-to-consume integrated solutions. Our flagship innovation, Utilihive, empowers utilities to manage their data flow faster and smoother than traditional system integration models while accelerating the journey towards the energy revolution. Greenbird is based in Oslo, Norway.

BRPL is the leading premier power distribution company in city of New Delhi serving close to 2.55 Million customers and catering to a peak load of 3200 MW. The company is a Joint Ventures between Reliance Infrastructure Limited and GoNCT Delhi.

For more information:

Frederik ten Sythoff
Greenbird Integration Technology
Storgata 1, 0155 Oslo, Norway