Bamyan Hybrid Project - Battery Energy Storage System, Afghanistan
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Bamyan Hybrid Project – Battery Energy Storage System, Afghanistan

By Carmen 03 Sep 2021 (Last Updated September 9th, 2021 07:45)

The Bamyan Hybrid Project – Battery Energy Storage System is a 10,000kW energy storage project located in Bamyan, Afghanistan.

The project was announced in 2019 and will be commissioned in 2021.

Description

The Bamyan Hybrid Project – Battery Energy Storage System is being developed by Da Afghanistan Breshna Sherkat. The project is owned by Da Afghanistan Breshna Sherkat (100%).

The key applications of the project are renewable capacity firming and renewable energy time shift.

Contractors involved

Da Afghanistan Breshna Sherkat is the owner. Da Afghanistan Breshna Sherkat is the developer.

Additional information

The solar hybrid project has the capacity of 20 MW, which is funded by the government of China and will benefit about 20000 customers in Bamyan Province.

About Da Afghanistan Breshna Sherkat

Da Afghanistan Breshna Sherkat (DABS), formerly Da Afghanistan Breshna Moassessa, is a government-owned electric utility company. The company operates and manages electricity generation, transmission and distribution infrastructure throughout Afghanistan. Its generation portfolio includes oil-fired thermal power plants and hydro power plants. Imports meet the major part of the demand for electricity in the country. The company imports electricity from neighboring countries, namely, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Iran to balance energy matrix in Afghanistan. The customer base of DANS includes residential, commercial, industrial and other customers. DABS is headquartered in Kabul, Afghanistan.

Methodology

All publicly-announced energy storage projects included in this analysis are drawn from GlobalData’s Power IC. The information regarding the projects are sourced through secondary information sources such as country specific power players, company news and reports, statistical organisations, regulatory body, government planning reports and their publications and is further validated through primary from various stakeholders such as power utility companies, consultants, energy associations of respective countries, government bodies and professionals from leading players in the power sector.

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