Chinese firms dominate power infra in states; industry warns of data breach

Even as the Centre is banning power equipment imports from China citing potential cyberattacks, 25 cities across 12 states have awarded contracts of real-time power supply and data management, communication infrastructure to Chinese companies.  Most of these projects are funded under the central scheme for urban power reforms — Integrated Power Development Scheme (IPDS), the erstwhile R-APDRP.  Under these projects, Chinese companies have access to all power supply feeders, demand-supply information, and critical power infrastructure in the respective area, which ca.....

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