AES and Mitsubishi Corporation Start Construction on India’s First Grid-Scale Energy Storage System for Tata Power-DDL
Fluence and its partners, AES India, Mitsubishi Corporation and Tata Power-DDL, recently announced the start of construction for India's first grid-scale battery-based energy storage system, a 10 MW Advancion® energy storage solution. Read their press release below for more details.
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Fluence to supply 10 MW Advancion storage solution, boosting reliability for more than 7 million customers in Delhi region
NEW DELHI, India, January 23, 2018 – AES India, a subsidiary of The AES Corporation (NYSE: AES), and Mitsubishi Corporation today started construction on India’s first utility-scale energy storage system, a 10 megawatt (MW) solution that will serve the electric grid operated by Tata Power Delhi Distribution Limited (Tata Power-DDL). AES and Mitsubishi Corporation will own the Advancion storage solution, which is being supplied by Fluence. The solution is being deployed in Rohini, Delhi at a substation operated by Tata Power-DDL. Once completed later this year, the 10 MW solution will enable better peak load management, add system flexibility, and enhance reliability for more than 7 million customers in the Delhi region.
Fluence, an energy storage technology and services company owned by Siemens and AES, will supply its Advancion technology platform for the project. Tata Power-DDL and its customers will benefit from Fluence’s proven and industrial-strength storage technology, which was designed for long-term dependability. Fluence brings more than a decade of grid-scale battery-based energy storage experience to the project, with nearly 500 MW deployed or awarded across 15 countries.