2018-11-29
Port Blair, Andaman

Application of energy storage system (ESS) to reduce diesel power consumption and improve grid stability in Port Blair, Andaman



The island operates Diesel Generators (DGs) for the source of power. In 2013 Port Blair authorities installed solar PV to reduce diesel consumption, but have not achieved expected savings as diesel generators also need to act as a reserve due to sudden changes in solar output. Read more