February 21, 2019: Tata Power, The AES Corporation and Mitsubishi Corporation announced on February 13 they had inaugurated a 10MW/10MWh lithium ion energy storage system project in India.
The system at Tata Power Delhi Distribution’s Rohini Substation will provide peak load management, system flexibility, frequency regulation and security of supply to more than two million customers.
The grid-connected system is owned by AES and Mitsubishi Corporation, with Fluence supplying its Advancion technology.
The energy storage system in Rohini, Delhi is the joint biggest storage system in India according to the Department of Energy storage database.
Panasonic and AES India released plans in 2016 to build a 10MW/10MWh energy storage facility in Haryana, India. Plans included using AES’s Advancion platform in conjunction with Panasonic’s lithium ion batteries.