Delhi Energy Minister Satyendar Jain on Sunday inaugurated a ten MW battery power storage system right here which he claimed to be the biggest in South Asia that shall be used for electrical energy load administration throughout the capital.
The system will forestall energy cuts and fluctuations, and might be charged by way of renewable sources of power as properly, the Delhi authorities mentioned.
“Visited 10MW Battery Vitality Storage System at Rohini in the present day (Sunday). This method is made by Tata Energy and is South Asia’s largest Vitality Storage System.
“This shall be utilized in grid stabilization and cargo administration throughout Delhi and also will make use of renewable power sources,” Jain mentioned in a tweet.
Later the federal government launched a press release, saying the power storage system of 10 MW is the “largest and first of its variety” not solely in India however in total South Asia.
“The battery financial institution will retailer energy amid off-peak demand which then might be utilised throughout peak demand hours, thereby stabilising the entire grid.
“The system will forestall energy cuts and fluctuations, and the power storage system might be charged by way of renewable sources of power as properly,” the assertion quoting Jain mentioned.
In accordance with real-time information of Delhi State Load Dispatch Centre, this yr’s the height energy demand had reached 7,323 MW at 3.16 pm on July 2.
Jain additional mentioned the Arvind Kejriwal authorities’s people-oriented governance mannequin that rests on progressive public insurance policies is exemplary and match to be replicated everywhere in the nation.
“Our imaginative and prescient is to create a community of such energy banks round Delhi price 600 MW which is able to be sure that shoppers do not get affected in any respect attributable to grid fluctuations,” Jain mentioned.
The ability minister additional directed officers to make this power storage system much more environment friendly and efficient.
“This facility prices round Rs 55 crores however we wish to cut back prices by innovating it additional. We are going to overview the undertaking in a month’s time and based mostly on our learnings from its operation, we are going to plan out the replication of the system for different components of the town,” Jain mentioned within the assertion.
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