The Hartelkanaal Wind Farm – Battery Energy Storage System is a 10,000kW energy storage project located in Rotterdam, South Holland, Netherlands.

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


The Hartelkanaal Wind Farm – Battery Energy Storage System is owned by Green Choice Solar (100%).

The key applications of the project are renewable energy integaration and grid support services.

Contractors involved

Alfen and Green Choice Solar have delivered the battery energy storage project.

Additional information

The battery is supplied by Alfen. It consists of 6 containerized energy storage units with pre-integrated batteries, power conversion, acclimatization, and a transformer compartment. The modular plug & play setup enables future expansion or transportation of the system to another location. Alfen is also responsible for the integration of the system in the local grid. The project is financed by Triodos Bank.


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