News Digest Item
13 Apr 2018

Bosch and EnBW open new battery storage facility


German technology company Bosch and utility EnBW have opened a new large battery storage facility that helps stabilise the power grid, Bosch says in a press release. The battery consists of 768 lithium-ion modules that can provide energy quickly and help balance intermittent power supply from wind and solar installations, the article says. “It’s the first time that such a storage facility is integrated into a large power plant’s control technology,” the company says. The storage facility has a maximum power output of 5 megawatt (MW) and a storage capacity of 5 megawatt hours (MWh).

Read the press release in German here.

See the CLEW dossier The energy transition and Germany’s power grid for background.

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