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India: Promoting Clean Energy Usage through Enhanced Adoption of Electric Vehicles and Grid Integration of Battery Energy Storage Systems

Sovereign (Public) Project | 54240-001 Status: Proposed

The proposed knowledge and support technical assistance (TA) will support promotion of clean energy usage through enhanced adoption of electric vehicles (EVs) and grid integration of battery energy storage systems (BESS).

The TA is consistent with ADB Strategy 2030 operational priority 3: tackling climate change, building climate and disaster resilience, and enhancing environmental sustainability by supporting decarbonizing of existing transport systems through enhanced adoption of EVs; and operational priority 4: making cities more livable by supporting transition to a cleaner energy mix through adoption of grid integrated battery storage systems. The TA is aligned with India Country Partnership Strategy by aligning assistance with the government's strategies and flagship programs.

Project Details

Project Officer
Acharya, Jiwan S. South Asia Department Request for information
Country
  • India
Sector
  • Energy
 
Project Name Promoting Clean Energy Usage through Enhanced Adoption of Electric Vehicles and Grid Integration of Battery Energy Storage Systems
Project Number 54240-001
Country India
Project Status Proposed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Knowledge solutions
Partnerships
Private sector development
Sector / Subsector

Energy / Energy efficiency and conservation

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Effective gender mainstreaming
Description

The proposed knowledge and support technical assistance (TA) will support promotion of clean energy usage through enhanced adoption of electric vehicles (EVs) and grid integration of battery energy storage systems (BESS).

The TA is consistent with ADB Strategy 2030 operational priority 3: tackling climate change, building climate and disaster resilience, and enhancing environmental sustainability by supporting decarbonizing of existing transport systems through enhanced adoption of EVs; and operational priority 4: making cities more livable by supporting transition to a cleaner energy mix through adoption of grid integrated battery storage systems. The TA is aligned with India Country Partnership Strategy by aligning assistance with the government's strategies and flagship programs.

Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy This TA will support activities that address the bottlenecks preventing scale up of EVs and BESS in India. By partnering with the government's central planning agency - NITI Aayog, power distribution companies, and other key players in the EV-renewable energy value chain; this Technical Assistance (TA) will undertake activities that can help meet the clean energy targets set by the Government of India. By pursuing BESS and EV development in a coordinated manner, the TA will facilitate identification of new investment opportunities across the value chains such as charging infrastructure, stationary storage (including repurposing of used EV batteries for second-life storage), vehicle-to-grid systems and services, storage-enabled power trading, etc. This will help build on efforts by ADB through Energy Efficiency Services Limited in India for promotion of electric vehicles and charging stations along with promotion of various demand-side energy efficiency investments. The TA will focus on the _public goods_ which create demand and enable greater deployment of BESS and EVs rather than vehicle manufacturing. NITI Aayog is the most appropriate government counterpart agency for pursuing BESS and EVs in parallel and identification of future investments in these subsectors.
Impact Air quality in cities improved along with India's oil import dependence reduced and uptake of renewable energy and storage solutions enhanced.
Outcome Accelerated deployment of electric vehicles and battery energy storage systems
Outputs

Output 1

Integrated development plans for promoting EVs created

Output 2

Roadmap for deployment of BESS system developed

Geographical Location Nation-wide
Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects
Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design
During Project Implementation
Business Opportunities
Consulting Services ADB will engage the consultants following the ADB Procurement Policy (2017, as amended from time to time) and its associated project administration instructions and/or staff instructions.
Procurement No procurement
Responsible ADB Officer Acharya, Jiwan S.
Responsible ADB Department South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Energy Division, SARD
Timetable
Concept Clearance 21 Aug 2020
Fact Finding 21 Sep 2020 to 21 Sep 2020
MRM -
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 29 Jan 2021

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