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August 31, 2021

Bordesholm Battery Energy Storage System, Germany

By Carmen

The Bordesholm Battery Energy Storage System is a 10,000kW energy storage project located in Bordesholm, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany.

The electro-chemical battery energy storage project uses lithium-ion as its storage technology. The project was announced in 2017 and was commissioned in 2019.


The Bordesholm Battery Energy Storage System was developed by Renewable Energy Systems and Versorgungsbetriebe Bordesholm. The project is owned by Versorgungsbetriebe Bordesholm (100%).

The key applications of the project are frequency regulation and grid support services.

Contractors involved

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Renewable Energy Systems, Samsung SDI and Versorgungsbetriebe Bordesholm have delivered the battery energy storage project.

Additional information

The project is funded by state of Schleswig-Holstein with 1.7 million euros. The project also has a scientific component: The implementation is accompanied by the Technical University of Cologne. In addition, experts from the universities of Kiel, Lubeck and Flensburg will explore what lessons from the pilot project to other networks are transferable. RES Deutschland GmbH will build the storage project for Versorgungsbetriebe Bordesholm GmbH (VBB).

About Renewable Energy Systems

Renewable Energy Systems Ltd (RES), a subsidiary of Renewable Energy Systems Holdings Ltd, is a renewable energy company that designs, develops, constructs, finances and operates energy development projects. The company offers project development, design and engineering, construction, commissioning, operation and maintenance, procurement, resource assessment, project engineering, asset management, project management, technical support and advisory services. It undertakes offshore wind projects, solar projects, transmission projects and energy storage projects. The company has operations in the UK and Ireland, the US, Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Turkey and Scandinavia. RES is headquartered in Kings Langley, the UK.


All publicly-announced energy storage projects included in this analysis are drawn from GlobalData’s Power IC. The information regarding the projects are sourced through secondary information sources such as country specific power players, company news and reports, statistical organisations, regulatory body, government planning reports and their publications and is further validated through primary from various stakeholders such as power utility companies, consultants, energy associations of respective countries, government bodies and professionals from leading players in the power sector.

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