The Cleon-Groupe Renault Advanced Battery Storage System is a 70,000kW energy storage project located in Cleon, Normandy, France. The rated storage capacity of the project is 60,000kWh.

The project was announced in 2018 and will be commissioned in 2021.


The Cleon-Groupe Renault Advanced Battery Storage System is being developed by Renault. The project is owned by Renault (100%).

The key applications of the project are renewable energy integaration and electric energy time shift.

Contractors involved

Renault is the owner. Renault is the developer.

Additional information

This stationary storage system is built using EV batteries compiled in containers. The system uses second-life batteries, as well as new batteries stored for future use in standard replacement during after-sales operations. The project is a part of Groupe Renault’s “Advanced Battery Storage” program, which aims to build the biggest stationary energy storage system using EV batteries ever designed in Europe by 2020.

About Renault

Renault SA (Renault) is an automobile company. It designs, manufactures, sells, and distributes passenger cars, light commercial vehicles, and electric vehicles. The company also provides various services including sales financing, leasing, maintenance, and services contracts. Renault markets products under Renault, Dacia , Alpine, Renault Samsung Motors , AvtoVAZ , Jinbei and Huasong, and Lada brands. It distributes products through a network of primary and secondary dealers across the world. Renault has operations in Europe, Eurasia, the Middle East, North America, South America, Africa, and Asia Pacific. The company has manufacturing facilities across the world. Renault is headquartered in Boulogne-Billancourt, Ile-de-France, France.


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