The NTDC-Jhimpir Battery Energy Storage System is a 20,000kW energy storage project located in Jhimpir, Thatta district, Sindh, Pakistan.

The electro-chemical battery energy storage project uses lithium-ion as its storage technology. The project was commissioned in 2019.


The NTDC-Jhimpir Battery Energy Storage System is owned by National Transmission & Despatch (100%).

The key applications of the project are frequency regulation and grid supportive services.

Additional information

The BESS project is a part of MFF Power Transmission Enhancement Investment Program II Tranche 3, located at 220KV Jhimpir-1 Substation owned by National Transmission & Despatch Company. This pilot project will use wind power to help the NTDC comply with frequency requirements in the existing Grid Code, and will supplement the functions of the supervisory-control and data-acquisition system being upgraded under Tranche 2. Asian Development Bank is funding the project.


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