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TPDDL, Norway's PIXII sign MoU for better distribution grid

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Power discom has signed an agreement with Norwegian company to explore use of distributed pole-mounted storage for a resilient and grid, a said

Sanjay Banga, CEO, Tata Power-DDL(TPDDL), and Ole Jakob Sordalen, Chief Innovation Officer, PIXII, signed an MoU at the India-Norway Business Summit 2019 on Monday.

The agreement was signed on the occasion of Norwegian Erna Solberg state visit to Solberg arrived here on Monday and had delivered the inaugural address of the summit.

The distributed pole-mounted storage system is an emerging technology that has the potential to facilitate smart optimisation of the distribution ecosystems by ensuring various aspects of grid reliability, the said.

"We are excited to with to explore pole-mounted storage cost effective solutions, Banga said.

The project will improve health of distribution network by significantly reducing technical losses and investment needed to support fast-growing Indian urban landscape, the said.

TPDDL is constantly looking for innovative technologies to promote that can be integrated with its grid and eventually with grids across the country, Banga said.

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First Published: Wed, January 09 2019. 19:45 IST