1. 9MW Solar Storage Project to Give Day Ahead Commitments to Grid

    9MW Solar Storage Project to Give Day Ahead Commitments to Grid

    A €34 million solar plus storage project has received funding under an innovative model, in the French territory of Réunion Island. The project has been funded under an arrangement which will see the system operator lock in an amount of electricity to be feed into the island’s grid in advance, to allow the renewable energy to integrate into the island’s existing generation mix.

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    1. When you have 30% penetration of renewables, you have too much for the grid operator to have a backup, so beyond this point, any renewable project must be considered with batteries or some kind of storage system.
    2. We have the chance and opportunity in France, with these regions, where this technology can be tested.
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      Solar Photovoltaic, Wave, Tidal, Hydro, Wind
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      Compressed Air/Gas, Flow Battery, Flywheel, Hydrogen, Lead, Liquid Metal, Lithium, Magnesium, Mechanical Storage, Nickel, Pumped Hydro, Sodium, Supercapacitors, Thermal, Vanadium, Zinc
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