June 15, 2023: ESS right this moment introduced plans to construct a 50 MW/500 MWh iron move battery system in jap Germany with home power agency LEAG.
The battery move system on the Boxberg Energy Plant website shall be commissioned in 2027, topic to definitive agreements and monetary closure for the challenge, which is anticipated within the third quarter of this 12 months.
ESS mentioned the 50MW battery module is ready to turn out to be a standardized constructing block in LEAG’s plan to deploy 2GWh-3GWh of long-term power storage.
LEAG and companions plan to speculate €200 million ($217 million) and mentioned extra funding is anticipated as plans progress.
LEAG is a serious operator of enormous lignite mining and coal-fired technology in jap Germany and desires to vary the coal-dependent area.
The corporate plans to develop 7GW-14GW of renewable technology paired with 2GWh-3GWh of power storage and 2GW of inexperienced hydrogen manufacturing.
Wind and photo voltaic producing infrastructure is already being developed in Boxberg.
EMEA director of ESS Alan Greenshields mentioned Journal of Power Storage the ability module for the Boxberg shall be constructed on the US firm’s Oregon plant – however there are “ongoing discussions about the proper cut-off date” to additionally assemble the corporate’s batteries in Europe.
Picture, from left: Philipp Offenberg, senior supervisor Europe for Breakthrough Power, Thorsten Kramer, CEO of LEAG and ESS CEO Eric Dresselhuys