29 Jul '14, 10am

[News] India considering storage demonstration projects to integrate renewables

The Ministry for New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) and Power Grid Company of India (PGCIL) are both taking an interest in energy storage demonstration projects. Potential developers will soon be invited to submit proposals for energy storage demonstration projects in India, with the Power Grid Corporation of India (PGCIL) and the country’s Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) actively seeking demonstration projects. Last week, MNRE issued a request for comments, observations and feedback on a draft ‘Expression of Interest for Energy Storage Demonstration Projects for Supporting Renewable Energy Generation’. The ministry referred to the important role energy storage could provide in assisting the integration of renewable energy sources. It will consider both small and grid-scale projects. The invitation from MNRE to stakeholders will look at installing four demonstrati...

Full article: http://www.pv-tech.org/news/india_examining_proposals_for...

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