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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. 

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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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