Italy – Altomonte, Capacity firming to 3.3MWp photovoltaic plant

Country:
Italy

Status:
In operation

The turnkey Hybrid Energy Storage System awarded by EDISON (EDF), it’s located by the existing 3.3MWp photovoltaic plant in Altomonte, in southern Italy.
The project mainly aims at reducing grid unbalancing penalties, by smoothing the intermittent renewable energy generation in a framework of Capacity Firming.
The HyESS manages a unique project to test the deployment of battery energy storage systems in the Italian ancillary services market: primary and secondary frequency regulation, and voltage compensation.