Utility ESB brings online 19MW Fluence BESS in Ireland

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State-owned Irish electric utility ESB has opened a 19MW/38MWh battery energy storage system (BESS) in Aghada, County Cork, provided by system integrator Fluence

The fast-acting BESS will help provide grid stability and integrate more renewable resources on Ireland’s electricity system, ESB said on Friday, 15 July. 

ESB chief executive Paddy Hayes indicated the project is located at the same site as the utility’s Aghada 708MW gas plant. 

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