The Chemnitz Battery Energy Storage System is a 10,000kW energy storage project located in Chemnitz, Saxony, Germany.

The project was commissioned in 2017.


The Chemnitz Battery Energy Storage System was developed by BELECTRIC. The project is owned by (100%).

The key application of the project is frequency regulation.

Contractors involved

BELECTRIC has delivered the battery energy storage project.

Additional information

The state of Saxony funded the energy storage system in Chemnitz with subsidies of the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) in the amount of one million euros. As opposed to the modular product series BELECTRIC Energy Buffer Unit (EBU), the battery system installed in Chemnitz is integrated into a building. The storage building was developed and realised in cooperation with the architects and engineers of ADOBE Architekten+Ingenieure GmbH.


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