New Delhi: SJVN Limited's Chairman & Managing Director (CMD) Nand Lal Sharma addressed the National Conference on Energy Storage including Pumped Storage – Opportunities and Challenges at Shimla on Friday. He was the Chief Guest of the two-day conference being organised by the Central Board of Irrigation & Power (CBIP), Society of Power Engineers, India & Afro Asian Region in association with National Skill Development Forum, Shimla, The Institution of Engineers, India.
On this occasion, CBIP's Secretary AK Dinkar, CERC's Former Member AS Bakshi, HPSEB's Managing Director Pankaj Dadwal, Chairman of Institution of Engineers (HP Chapter, Shimla, India) Vishwa Mohan Joshi, MSETCL's Member/Director (Opn.) Anil Kolap and CBIP's Director Sanjeev Singh were also present.
Addressing the delegates, Sharma said that the energy storage systems are viable solutions to complement energy transition towards decarbonised energy mix. Pumped Storage Projects (PSPs) are one of the largest forms of storage energy available commercially with long-duration energy storage technologies and have very high energy efficiency.
SJVN is playing an important role in India's renewable energy expansion plan. At present, the total portfolio of SJVN is around 42,000 MW which includes 10 Pumped Storage Projects of 12,610 MW identified by the Ministry of Power pan India.
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