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RWE kicks off construction of first large-scale storage facility in the Netherlands




RWE has kicked off the construction of its first large-scale storage facility in the Netherlands.

 

The project will have a total installed capacity of 35MW and a storage capacity of 41MWh.

 

The facility will be located in RWE's Eemshaven power plant, spread at around 3,000 square metres.

 

As per the company, the storage system will provide balancing energy from 2025 and will be used on the wholesale market.


Roger Miesen, chief executive of RWE Generation SE and country chair for the Netherlands, was quoted, "I am very proud of this start of construction. RWE's first large-scale storage facility in the Netherlands marks a milestone on the way to a reliable power supply in an increasingly green energy system. With this project, we are actively contributing to stabilising the Dutch power grid."

 

It has been informed that the plant will be networked with other RWE power plants in the Netherlands too.

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