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Monthly Newsletter – December – 2018 | DSM - INDIA
December 2018
Tata Power Agrees to Deploy 35 MWh of Gravity-Based Energy Storage from Energy Vault
The company touts that its storage technology will help in achieving significantly lower cost per kilowatt-hour and high round trip efficiency. Energy vault system will have a 30-40-year life without any degradation in the storage capacity.
Energy storage: Future of Indian power sector
In the recent years, with advancement in the digital technology, there has been a gradual shift towards the Integrated Power Sector Planning inclusive of the energy storage in developed countries. However, in the Indian context storage is considered only as a standalone plant with no integration involved. It is high time for us to make improvement in storage technology, making it more energy efficient with easy integration with the grid.
Battery energy storage system uses artificial intelligence to lower energy bills and provide utility grid services
The system optimizes the operation of distributed energy assets such as battery energy storage, electric vehicles, and solar. It forecasts moments of peak demand on the grid through the use of Big Data and Machine Learning, a form of Artificial Intelligence.
DES a viable solution to India's ever-growing energy demand
With the development of modern District Energy System (DES), which offers heating and cooling services through a blend of technologies, India can combat the ever-growing primary energy demand in cities. Modern district energy can reduce primary energy consumption for heating and cooling of urban buildings by an impressive 50 per cent.
Air Conditioners May Increase Electricity Demand by Five Times, Cause 0.5b Warming: Report
With the number of air conditioners going up, the demand for electricity is bound to increase. It is expected, according to the report, that by 2050, 16% of the global electricity demand will be for RAC. "This is the equivalent of adding two new countries to the world with the current total electricity consumption footprint of the US," the report said.
Mahindra's Igatpuri plant becomes India's first carbon-neutral facility
Mahindra & Mahindra was the first company in the world to commit to doubling its energy productivity by 2030, signing on to 'The Climate Group's EP100' program. Using energy efficient lighting, efficient heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC), motors and heat recovery projects, M&M has doubled the energy productivity of its automotive business almost 12 years ahead of schedule.
Delhi: Power discom employs "predictive learning" for better demand forecast
BSES, the capital's principal power distributor, has put into use "predictive learning" to get more accurate demand forecast, using a vast trove of data of over 10 years, an official has said. The company started using a third-party software for this purpose a few months back.
Tariff of b96/kWh to be Applicable on Electric Vehicle Charging Stations in Telangana
the Telangana State Electricity Regulatory Commission (TSERC) has approved a tariff of b96.00 (~$ 0.083)/kWh for electric vehicle charging or battery swapping stations. The average cost of service (CoS) for the entire state has been fixed at b96.04 (~$0.084)/kWh, according to a notification issued by the TSERC. The DISCOMs had proposed a tariff of b96.10 (~$0.085)/kWh.
EV Motors India to raise $200 million to build 6,500 charging outlets
The first such outlet under the name "PlugNgob" was inaugurated by the company in DLF Cyber City, Gurgaon, on Wednesday. Over the next year, EV Motors plans to set up 20 outlets in Delhi-NCR followed by charging outlets in cities such as Bengaluru, Chandigarh, Jaipur, Ahmedabad, Kanpur, Kolkata, Mumbai, Pune, Hyderabad, Amritsar, Bhubaneshwar, Kochi, Indore, and Chennai.