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August 31, 2021

Engie-Drogenbos Battery Energy Storage System, Belgium

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The Engie-Drogenbos Battery Energy Storage System is a 6,000kW energy storage project located in Drogenbos, Belgium.

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

Description

The Engie-Drogenbos Battery Energy Storage System is owned by Engie (100%).

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

Contractors involved

Alfen, Engie, General Electric, Toshiba and Younicos have delivered the battery energy storage project.

Additional information

The Drogenbos project consists of five batteries, having different cell technologies and coming fromdifferent suppliers, piloted separately or as a whole for a total of 6 MW/6 MWh (Alfen, GE, Younicos,INEO, Toshiba). This initiative is one of the first storage installations in Belgium dedicated to the frequencyregulation service with batteries.

Methodology

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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The market for battery energy storage is estimated to grow to $10.84bn in 2026. The fall in battery technology prices and the increasing need for grid stability are just two reasons GlobalData have predicted for this growth, with the integration of renewable power holding significant sway over the power market. Over the last decade, various new digital and smart technologies have been integrated, with countries aggressively promoting the modernization of grids, enhancing the grids’ capability to meet present and future requirements. As part of the effort, batteries are being deployed for a wide range of uses. A few such uses include aiding smart grids, integrating renewables, and creating responsive electricity markets. Read this report for expert insights into:
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  • Key drivers and restraints
  • Regional trends
  • The impact of the commodity price increase on the battery prices
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