Articles tagged with: Germany

RWE builds 117MW of battery systems paired with run-of-river hydropower

RWE builds 117MW of battery systems paired with run-of-river hydropower

26 Jul 2021, 13:02

Updated 27 July 2021: An RWE spokesperson told Energy-Storage.news that the combined capacity of the BESS installations will be 128MWh across the two sites. It was also confirmed that the project will be commercially-oriented, rather than a demonstration of the technology or potential business models.

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Inside Europe’s newest frequency response opportunity for energy storage, aFRR

21 Jun 2021, 14:18 • By Tanguy Poirot, Corentin Baschet
Inside Europe’s newest frequency response opportunity for energy storage, aFRR

A cross-border platform is being created in Europe for the provision of secondary reserve to maintain the grid's operating frequency, which will be open to energy storage in the coming years. Tanguy Poirot, analyst, and Corentin Baschet, head of market analysis at energy storage specialist consultancy Clean Horizon take a deep dive.

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Batteries and hydrogen in Germany: Comparing crucial components for a modern energy system

30 Nov 2020, 06:08 • By Matthias Simolka, Madjid Kübler, Jens Völler
Batteries and hydrogen in Germany: Comparing crucial components for a modern energy system

What are the roles of battery storage and hydrogen in the clean energy system of the future? Matthias Simolka, a consultant at Germany-based TEAM CONSULT takes a look at the roles each plays today and where we might see the dynamics go from here, with regard to everything from large-scale renewables integration to electric transport.

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Smart neighbourhood, smart microgrid

27 Apr 2020, 10:37 • By Molly Lempriere
Smart neighbourhood, smart microgrid

Microgrids can offer a resilient and secure alternative for both rural and city communities. Molly Lempriere looks at some of the microgrids around the world that are transforming the way neighbourhoods produce and consume electricity.

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Energy storage and the EU: the push for carbon neutrality is underway

3 Feb 2020, 09:00 • By Valeska Gottke
Energy storage and the EU: the push for carbon neutrality is underway

EU decision-makers have recognised the key role energy storage can play, integrating it into the EU’s Clean Energy Package (CEP) in some critically important ways. Valeska Gottke at BVES looks at how Germany's industry is working towards these same goals.