The Upside Group-Bennewitz Battery Energy Storage System is a 16,400kW energy storage project located in Bennewitz, Leipzig, Saxony, Germany.

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


The Upside Group-Bennewitz Battery Energy Storage System was developed by Upside Consulting.

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

Contractors involved

Narada Power Source and Upside Consulting have delivered the battery energy storage project.

Additional information

The project is a part of Narada’s 50 MW frequency regulation energy storage PCR project. The installed capacity of the first phase project is 16.4 MW, and the peak energy storage capacity can reach 25 MWh.


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