Wärtsilä goes into Belgium's energy storage market

Nov 24, 2021 05:15 PM ET
  • Technology group to provide 25MW system to regulate fluctuations in the grid
Wärtsilä goes into Belgium's energy storage market
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The technology team Wärtsilä will provide a 25MW/100MWh energy storage system under an extended equipment shipment and a long-lasting service arrangement in Belgium.

This project marks Wärtsilä's entryway into the Belgian energy storage space market and also will certainly be one of the largest systems in the nation.

The brand-new system will certainly assist regulate fluctuations in the grid, such as adjustments in wind energy manufacturing, and also enhance incomes by preserving energy regularity and also dependability.

Energy storage space projects similar to this will certainly play a progressively crucial function in stabilizing Belgium's grid as the country prepares to terminate nuclear power by 2025 and also continues offshore wind energy implementations.

Wärtsilä energy organization director for Europe Pekka Tolonen said: "This project is notable for Wärtsilä as our first project in Belgium to-date, and also one more essential turning point on including advanced flexibility to the power system.

" We see a significant opportunity and critical requirement to enhance deployment of energy storage in Europe, allowing to harness the full benefit of recurring renewable energy throughout the continent."

The center will certainly consist of Wärtsilä's GridSolv Quantum, a completely incorporated, modular and also small energy storage system, along with the GEMS Digital Energy Platform, Wärtsilä's innovative energy management system.

GEMS will certainly make certain optimum efficiency for defined usage cases that will certainly keep reliability of power supply, including book power, regularity control action, ability send off and voltage support.

Wärtsilä will certainly optimize the energy storage space system with its Service+ GAP solution, which gives upkeep with performance guarantees.

The energy storage system is anticipated to become operational in Q4 2022.

The order was scheduled to Wärtsilä order consumption in October 2021.

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