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I am a retired Sr. Management professional from wind energy space. Devoted 42 years in Wind Turbine and special purpose machine manufacturing industry. Out of which 22 years in Wind Turbine...

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The weakness of wind and solar energy is that on a stand-alone basis its generation can not be timed with the demand perfectly because of its intermittency. Storage of electricity could be a possible solution for that. What India is doing about it?

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Matt Chester on Jul 30, 2021

So, there is an urgent need for India for a  proactive step today. Else India will end up importing all its storage battery requirements from China in future.

Do you also see a sceneario where perhaps India invests in manufacturing enough to be a player on the international export market? Or would it be more for in-nation use? 

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DR DEBASIS GUPTA on Aug 3, 2021

Yes,India can be an alternative source of battery for the world.
The country has already become a manufacturing hub for wind turbines and blades for Vestas,GE,Enercon and Nordex.
It can also make and supply batteries as well, provides there is a strategic initiative from the Government of India in place. The scenario will be clear in next three or four years.

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