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R K Singh asks officials to focus on storage of surplus energy

R K Singh asks officials to focus on storage of surplus energy


Power Minister R K Singh on Thursday requested senior authorities officials to focus on the storage of surplus energy within the nation.

“R K Singh, Union Minister of Power and New & Renewable Energy, chaired a digital assembly immediately (Thursday) with senior officials from central authorities, central PSUs, renewable energy builders, PSP builders and battery producers for dialogue on the ‘Report on complete Policy Framework for promotion of Energy Storage within the Power Sector’,” the power ministry mentioned in an announcement.

The minister emphasised that the target ought to be to make sure that no energy is misplaced. “For that, we need to be in a position to store all the energy, which is going to be surplus at any point of time.”

Singh acknowledged that some storage wants to be added with the technology to guarantee round the clock renewable energy.

He additional directed to put together separate pointers on the remedy of energy storage and useful resource adequacy.

To meet the goal of 500 gigawatt (GW) renewable energy by 2030, the minister directed to work out the requirement of storage capability year-wise in line with the upcoming addition of photo voltaic and wind tasks.

Regarding ancillary companies, Singh emphasised on the necessity to have satisfactory energy reserves, which might be utilised at a second’s discover to assist the ability system and grid operations.

The minister directed all hydro CPSUs and personal industries to survey and establish pump hydro websites within the neighborhood of current hydroelectric tasks (HEPs).

The assembly was additionally attended by Minister of State for Power Krishan Pal Gurjar. Power secretary, MNRE secretary, and extra secretary (hydro), amongst others, had been additionally current.

Source : PTI


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