The Forshuvud Hydropower Plant – Battery Energy Storage System is a 5,000kW energy storage project located in Dalalven, Dalarna, Sweden.

The project was announced in 2018 and was commissioned in 2019.


The Forshuvud Hydropower Plant – Battery Energy Storage System is owned by Fortum (100%).

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

Additional information

The total cost of the system is approximately EUR 3 million. The new battery will help to keep the frequency in balance, and the Forshuvud power plant will recharge the battery with renewable hydropower.


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