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August 30, 2021

Corsica Sole-Cratere – Battery Energy Storage System, France

By Carmen

The Corsica Sole-Cratere – Battery Energy Storage System is a 5,000kW energy storage project located in Cratere, Reunion, France. The rated storage capacity of the project is 10,000kWh.

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


The Corsica Sole-Cratere – Battery Energy Storage System is being developed by Corsica Sole.

The key application of the project is energy arbitrage.

Contractors involved

Corsica Sole is the developer of Corsica Sole-Cratere – Battery Energy Storage System.

Additional information

The project is a part of France’s Energy Regulatory Commissions (CRE) tender to develop 11 large-scale storage projects with combined power of 50 MW and a storage capacity of 56.8 MWh. In Reunion, CRE has selected Corsica Sole for 5 MW/ 10 MWh project.

About Corsica Sole

Corsica Sole (Corsica) operates as a renewable energy company that develops, operates and produces solar power. The company offers research and development in the field of electric vehicle charging from solar energy, remote monitoring of photovoltaic power plants and energy storage. It also provides design engineering, installation, project financing, technical and administrative monitoring of solar projects and operational monitoring of the solar production and plant maintenance. Corsica owns and operates ground-based power stations and solar hangars. Corsica is headquartered in Bastia, France


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