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August 30, 2021

Ile de Romainville Solar Park – Battery Energy Storage System, Seychelles

By Carmen

The Ile de Romainville Solar Park – Battery Energy Storage System is a 5,000kW energy storage project located in English River, Seychelles. The rated storage capacity of the project is 3,300kWh.

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

Description

The Ile de Romainville Solar Park – Battery Energy Storage System is being developed by Abu Dhabi Future Energy. The project is owned by Abu Dhabi Future Energy (100%), a subsidiary of Mubadala Investment.

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

Contractors involved

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Abu Dhabi Future Energy is the owner. Abu Dhabi Future Energy is the developer.

Additional information

The solar plus energy storage project is funded with a AED-31-million (USD 8.4m/EUR 7.3m) loan from Abu Dhabi Fund for Development (ADFD) and equity from the local Public Utilities Corporation (PUC). The Ile de Romainville Solar Park will be installed on the artificial island that hosts five of the eight wind turbines that make up the 6 MW Port Victoria wind farm.

About Abu Dhabi Future Energy

Abu Dhabi Future Energy Co (Masdar), a subsidiary of Mubadala Investment Co, is a renewable energy company. The company mainly focuses on solar and wind power projects such photovoltaic power, concentrated solar and offshore and onshore wind farms. Masdar invests in and contributes to innovative projects such as utility-scale power plants, community grid projects, and individual solar home systems. The company also focuses on advancing cleantech innovation and offers energy services consultancy. It is also involved in sustainable urban development, building, and deploying advanced technologies such as reverse osmosis seawater desalination plants. The company develops projects in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) and other regions. Masdar is headquartered in Masdar, Abu Dhabi, the UAE.

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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