1. Statoil Chooses Younicos To Supply Battery Storage For Hywind Scotland Floating Wind Project

    Statoil Chooses Younicos To Supply Battery Storage For Hywind Scotland Floating Wind Project

    Statoil, the energy company backed by the Norwegian government, is the majority partner in the Hywind Scotland offshore floating wind farm that began operations in the past few weeks — the first floating wind farm in the world. Now, Statoil says it has selected Younicos, a global battery storage company, to install a 1 megawatt battery system contained in two 10 foot containers on land near Peterhead, Scotland.

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    1. As part of Statoil's strategy of gradually supplementing our oil and gas portfolio with profitable renewable energy, getting to understand energy storage is important.
    2. Through Batwind we are including software — or a brain if you like — on top of the battery to ensure that the battery behaves the way we want it to behave.
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