The EDF SEI-Baie-Mahault – Battery Energy Storage System is a 5,000kW energy storage project located in Baie-Mahault, Guadeloupe. The rated storage capacity of the project is 4,000kWh.

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


The EDF SEI-Baie-Mahault – Battery Energy Storage System is being developed by Electricite de France.

The key applications of the project are renewable energy integaration and energy reserve.

Contractors involved

Electricite de France is the developer of EDF SEI-Baie-Mahault – 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 Guadeloupe, CRE has selected EDF SEI for 5 MW/4 MWh project.

About Electricite de France

Electricite de France SA (EDF) is an integrated electricity provider. It has operations in the generation, transmission, distribution, energy supply, trading, energy services and other related services. The company produces electricity using nuclear, hydro, gas, fuel oil, coal and other renewable sources. EDF also carries out hydrocarbon exploration and production, waste recovery, gas supply, provides energy and environmental services, and manages heating and cooling networks, produces renewable energies, and industrial utilities. The company serves various residential, commercial, industrial, local authorities, companies and professionals in Africa, Asia, North America, Europe and other regions. EDF is headquartered in Paris, Cedex, France.


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