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Dutch developer Lion Storage intend to operate 1.5GWh BESS in 2026

Battery energy storage system (BESS) project developer Lion Storage is planning a 364MW/1,457MWh project in the Netherlands for operation in two years’ time.

Lion Storage announced the Mufasa BESS project last week (16 February), which it said would be the largest BESS in the country once operational in 2026.

like the country’s two largest operational BESS projects, it will be located in the Vlissingen port area, one of the Netherlands’ new ‘energy hubs’, Lion Storage said. interviewed the owner of both of those projects, SemperPower, recently for a Premium article. Lion said the location gives it direct access to the high-voltage network operated by the country’s transmission system operator TenneT.


Announcing the news on Linkedin, Lion Storage said: “Operating on a full merchant basis, Mufasa will be active in all wholesale power and ancillary services markets, facilitating further integration of renewable power on the power grid, while offering system services ensuring system balance, grid stability and long term security of supply.”


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