The global energy landscape is undergoing a major transformation. This year’s Innovate4Climate (I4C) will have a priority focus on battery storage, helping to identify ways to overcome the technology, policy and financing barriers to deploy batteries widely and close the global energy storage gap.
Deadline: 20-Mar-2019 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)
With the objective of facilitating the development and integration of renewable energies in Senegal, this study aims to prepare the tender documents to put in place battery storage (60MW capacity 30mn 1h for frequency regulation) and their integration in the electricity network for their installation and operation in the short term. The Consultant should prepare the tender documents for the installation, integration of these batteries and their operationalization during one year. Based on the existing studies, the Consultant should confirm the size and location of the battery storage.
Deadline: 20-Feb-2019 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)
II. Objectives of the assignment:
4. The technical, economic and social benefits of battery energy storage solutions (BESS) have not been well examined in India, nor have the business cases for deploying BESS been articulated at different voltage levels.
- A new, first-of-its-kind $1 billion World Bank Group program aims to help fast-track investments in battery storage, so it can be deployed affordably and at scale in middle-income and developing countries, including some of the fastest growing economies in the world.
- Battery storage allows for wind and solar energy to be used at a much greater scale by making it possible to store electricity and use it when it is needed most.
- The program, which is expected to mobilize another $4 billion, will help countries leapfrog to a new era of energy technology and improve their energy security and grid stability while bolstering global efforts to transition to clean energy.