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August 31, 2021

Engie-Kraftwerksgruppe Pfreimd – Battery Energy Storage System, Germany

By Carmen

The Engie-Kraftwerksgruppe Pfreimd – Battery Energy Storage System is a 12,500kW energy storage project located in Bavaria, Germany.

The electro-chemical battery energy storage project uses lithium-ion as its storage technology. The project was commissioned in 2018.

Description

The Engie-Kraftwerksgruppe Pfreimd – Battery Energy Storage System was developed by Engie Deutschland.

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

Contractors involved

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Engie Deutschland and Siemens have delivered the battery energy storage project.

Additional information

The battery will provide primary balancing services, helping to mitigate fluctuations in frequency within 30 seconds of receiving a signal from the grid, aiding the integration of variable renewable energy sources. Siemens will install the system in container units which will include the lithium-ion batteries, the inverters as well as the switch gear and the transformer for grid connection. The scope of delivery also includes the battery management system which will be directly connected to the power station control system.

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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