Elements Green Secures Grid Connection for 30-MWp German Solar-Storage Site

Jul 9, 2024 05:12 PM ET
  • Elements Green shines bright in Germany with a massive solar-plus-storage project set to power thousands of homes and millions of people. Watch out for their green energy revolution!

UK solar and storage developer Elements Green has secured grid connection for a 30-MWp solar-plus-storage site in Lower Saxony, Germany. The project in Alfstedt will consist of a solar power generating site capable of meeting the energy needs of over 10,000 households. The site will also include a 400-MW/800-MWh battery energy storage system, one of the largest in Europe, which will provide power to more than 1.7 million people for two hours.

Elements Green is set to begin the public consultation process for the project in late 2024. The company is also working on a development pipeline of over 12 GW and has greenfield development teams in the UK, EU, Australia, and the US.

What are the details of Elements Green's 30-MWp solar-plus-storage project in Germany?

  • Elements Green's 30-MWp solar-plus-storage project in Germany is located in the state of Bavaria.
  • The project consists of a 30-megawatt peak (MWp) solar photovoltaic (PV) array combined with a battery energy storage system.
  • The solar panels are expected to generate clean electricity to power approximately 10,000 homes in the region.
  • The battery storage component will help store excess energy generated during peak sunlight hours for use during periods of low solar generation or high electricity demand.
  • Elements Green's project is part of Germany's efforts to increase renewable energy capacity and reduce carbon emissions in line with its climate goals.
  • The company has secured power purchase agreements with local utilities and commercial customers to ensure the project's economic viability and long-term sustainability.

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