SECI Releases EOI To Set Up 1000 MWh Battery Energy Storage System
The Standard Bidding Guidelines for procurement and utilization of Battery Energy Storage Systems has been finalized
Solar Energy Corporation of India Limited (SECI), a PSU under MNRE has released an Expression of Interest for setting up of 1000 MWh Battery Energy Storage Systems (BESS) on 14th October 2021.
Central Electricity Authority (CEA)/Ministry of Power (MoP) has prepared a Report on Optimal Generation Capacity Mix for 2029-30. The Report identifies Pumped Hydro Storage System (PSP) and Battery Energy Storage Systems (BESS) as the commercially deployed solutions for providing requisite storage capacity. As per the report, a Battery Energy Storage capacity of 27,000 MW/108,000 MWh (4-hour storage) is projected to be part of the installed capacity in 2029-30.
The Standard Bidding Guidelines for procurement and utilization of Battery Energy Storage Systems has been finalized.
This information was given by Shri R. K Singh, Union Minister for Power and New and Renewable Energy in a written reply in Rajya Sabha today.