India Unveils Largest Solar-Battery Project, Pioneering Renewable Energy Innovation

Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) has turned on India’s largest solar-battery energy storage system (BESS) In Rajnandgaon, Chhattisgarh.

Highlights of the project

  • Capacity: 40MW / 120MW BESS
  • Solar PV Plant Capacity: 152.325 MW
  • Dispatchable Capacity: 100 mW AC (155.02 mW peak DC)
  • Beneficiary: Chhattisgarh State

Importance of the project

  • First of its kind: This large-scale integration of solar and battery storage represents leading jump In renewable energy production and utilization in India.
  • Peak Power Management: The project ensures that it addresses maximum energy demand by storing solar energy during the day and releasing it in the evening. Grid Stability and Reliability,
  • environmental benefits: By using renewable energy sources and adopting sustainable land-use practices, the project makes a significant contribution reducing carbon emissions and promoting environmental responsibility.
  • economic viability: The project ensures long-term power purchase agreement with the state power distribution company. economic stability And paves the way for future renewable energy efforts.

Project Features

  • innovative technology: project involved Bifurcated Solar ModuleGenerating more power than traditional models.
  • land use: This project demonstrates responsible use of land by repurposing previously unused land Through a cooperative agreement with the Government of Chhattisgarh.
  • Grid Integration: Seamless integration into the existing power grid is ensured through a dedicated 132 KV transmission line,
  • Financial support: This project is a testament to successful collaboration, receiving funding from World Bank, Clean Technology Fund and domestic lending agencies,

looking ahead

There is hope for successful operation of this project broad positive impact,

  • Advancing adoption of renewable energy In India and globally.
  • Promote responsible and sustainable practices In the development of future energy projects.
  • Inspire further innovation In the renewable energy sector.

This project serves as a Ray of Hope To demonstrate the immense potential of renewable energy to meet growing energy demands while protecting the environment, for a sustainable future.

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