#REINVEST2020 Programme: Session Details


Friday, 27 Nov, 2020 1500 - 1630 IST Virtual Session Coordinators

Grid Balancing: The Demand-Supply Fundamentals in New Age Systems

Mr Dilip Nigam, Scientist G
dilipnigam@nic.in
Ms Sukanya Bhadra
sukanya.bhadra@cii.in

Balancing the power system is about ensuring electricity supply meets demand second by second. Electricity, once generated needs to be evacuated to the length and breadth of a country with minute regulation of voltage and frequency across the grid. These Ancillary services in an evolving system.

During the first few weeks of the lockdown due to COVID-19, one of the immediate issues that the power sector faced was lowering of demand from the C&I sector. It shed light on why grid balancing and ancillary services is increasingly important in managing change and in managing demand-supply situation. Neither high-power, lower demand nor a low-power high-demand situation is desirable. Keeping in view the complex demand-supply situation it is important to understand what the Grid-Balancing systems and Ancillary Services market look like. This Session will explore different grid balancing examples from the world over and the investments that will be required to put in place a system of the future.

Panel Format

  • Welcome Address
  • Moderated Panel Discussion
  • Audience Q&A
  • Concluding Remarks

Bernhard Ernst

Bernhard Ernst

Deputy head of the department Energy Storage
Fraunhofer IEE

K Sreekant

K Sreekant

Chairman & Managing Director
Power Grid Corporation of India Limited

K V S Baba

K V S Baba

CMD
POSOCO

Pratik Agarwal

Pratik Agarwal

Managing Director
Sterlite Power Transmission Limited

Rajiv Ranjan Mishra

Rajiv Ranjan Mishra

Managing Director
CLP India Pvt.Ltd

Robert Klaffus

Robert Klaffus

CEO
Siemens AG Digital Grid

S K G Rahate

S K G Rahate

Additional Secretary
Ministry of Power

Sushil Soonee

Sushil Soonee

Advisor
POSOCO

Vibhu Kaushik

Vibhu Kaushik

Director, T&D Business Strategy
Southern California Edison