News Digest Item
14 Mar 2017

“Vattenfall and BMW Group conclude supply contract for batteries”

Vattenfall / BMW Group

Sweden’s Vattenfall has signed a supply contract with German carmaker BMW for batteries – normally used in BMW’s i3 – which the utility plans to use for storage projects in wind farms in Hamburg, near Amsterdam, and in Wales, Vattenfall said in a press release. "Energy storage and grid stability are the major topics of the new energy world,” said Gunnar Groebler, Senior Vice President of Vattenfall.

Read the Vattenfall press release in English here.

For background read the CLEW factsheets Technologies of Energiewende and How can Germany keep the lights on in a renewable energy future?

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