The Industry Advisory Council (IAC) held a roundtable conference on “International Experiences in Grid Level Energy Storage and Applicability for India” on November 30, 2018 at the India International Center, New Delhi.
The event focused on international experiences and regulatory framework for energy storage for grid applications, business models pertaining to India market and supply chain for manufacturing battery storage units. The event concluded underlining the requirement for a policy paper on energy storage with needs in various end use applications. It also stressed the need for continued dicussions in the area for developing a roadmap for India. IAC is planning to bring out a white paper on energy storage and also continue discussions in future conferences.
The event was attended by 35 participants, including international experts from BESS Bootcamp (Dean Koujak, Navigant; Alan Greenshields, Innolith; Vibhu Kaushik, Southern California Edison and Kiran Kumaraswamy, Fluence), IAC members (Sterlite, Fluence, RENew, Kreate, Innolith, Apco and First Solar), GTG/RISE, World Bank, US Commercial Service and several prospective members and storage experts from Tata Power, BSES, Ahaana Renewables, Kirlosker, KFW, CEEW, SB Energy, Climate Studio.