Fluence to provide 11.7-MW/ 34-MWh battery for German solar park

Jul 13, 2022 12:24 PM ET
  • Fluence Energy Inc (NASDAQ: FLNC) said on Tuesday it will provide a 11.7-MW/ 34-MWh battery energy storage space system to German decentralised energy company Muench Energie to be collocated with a 34-MW solar park in Merseburg, eastern Germany.
Fluence to provide 11.7-MW/ 34-MWh battery for German solar park
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The project, due to be completed in April 2023, will certainly be directly linked to the grid using a specially created transformer terminal, permitting Muench Energie to join the secondary reserve market (aFFR), Fluence, the energy storage joint venture of US power generation group AES Corp (NYSE: AES) as well as German commercial conglomerate Siemens AG (ETR: SIE), described.

In May 2022, the project safeguarded a 20-year contract in Germany's Innovation Tender, which is open to projects combining solar with a minimum of one other eligible innovation and utilizing a shared grid connection.

"To drive the further development of solar plus storage space projects in the country, Muench Energie and also Fluence are planning extra projects with triple-digit megawatt-hour capacity," stated Mario Muench, creator and also president of Muench Energie.

"Fluence and also Muench Energie are dedicated to accelerating the energy transition, utilising clever energy storage to enhance Germany's share of renewables, minimizing the country's dependence on all-natural gas-based generation, and also ensuring budget friendly electrical power for German energy customers," claimed Brian Perusse of Fluence.

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