Bastogne Battery Energy Storage System, Belgium
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Bastogne Battery Energy Storage System, Belgium

By Carmen 06 Sep 2021 (Last Updated September 9th, 2021 07:48)

The Bastogne Battery Energy Storage System is a 10,000kW energy storage project located in Bastogne, Luxembourg, Belgium. The rated storage capacity of the project is 20,000kWh.

The electro-chemical battery energy storage project uses lithium-ion as its storage technology. The project will be commissioned in 2021.

Description

The Bastogne Battery Energy Storage System is being developed by Rent-A-Port and SOCOFE.

Contractors involved

Rent-A-Port and SOCOFE are the developers. Fluence Energy is the technology provider for the project.

Centrica Business Solutions Zrt is the EPC contractor for the project.

Additional information

EStor-Lux, a joint venture between Rent-A-Port Green Energy, SRIW-Environnement, SOCOFE and Sopaer SA developing of the project. The battery acts as a buffer and allows electricity to be injected or absorbed from the grid as required. It will also play an essential and innovative role in the efficient management of renewable electricity supply and demand.

About SOCOFE

It is a regional financial holding company that groups the communal and Walloon inter-communal interests. It takes part in the economic and financial documents of the strategic and public interest. It is present in the sectors that concern directly the services of local communities and that affect the quality of life of the population. It invested initially in the energy sector. Then it has taken other positions in the environment, renewable energies and waste management, water cycle management and information technologies.

Methodology

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