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Published on March 6th, 2014 | by Derek Markham

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Modular 5 MW Energy Storage System To Be Built This Year

March 6th, 2014 by  

Editor’s note: Cheap, modular energy storage is the golden egg that many, many a researcher and entrepreneur are trying to create. There’s a lot of competition out there, but the prize is still up for grabs. In this Planetsave repost, Derek takes a look at a project on the leading edge:

Modular Large-Scale (5MW) Battery Storage System To Be Built This Year (via Planetsave)

In what could be a potential gamechanger for wider adoption of renewable energy as a bigger component of utility grids, a large modular battery storage system is planned for construction later this year in Aachen, Germany. The system, which is being…


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    Does anyone wish to make any comparisons between this system and the one that is being developed by Vizn Energy?

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