2019-08-23
http://w3.windfair.net/wind-energy/news/26826-statoil-hywind-batwind-battery-younicos-floating

Younicos to Deliver Battery for Hywind

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Statoil awards battery contract in Batwind project

Official Press Release Statoil:

Statoil awards battery contract in Batwind project

Hywind Scotland, the world’s first floating wind farm, will next year be equipped with a battery to store power from the wind farm. The purpose is to “teach” the battery when to hold back and store electricity, and when send power to the grid, thus increasing value of the power.

Statoil now has awarded a contract to Younicos to deliver a 1MW battery system that will be connected to Hywind Scotland. The storage solution project, named Batwind, will be operational from Q2 2018. This is the first battery storage system connected to a floating wind farm. Batwind is a partnership between Statoil and Masdar. "As part of Statoil's strategy of gradually supplementing our oil and gas portfolio with profitable renewable energy, getting to understand energy... ... More: Official Press Release Statoil

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