Sungrow wins 30MW/30MWh battery deal in Germany

16MW/8.5MWh energy storage project between Smart Power and Sungrow. Image by: Sungrow Power Supply.

June 27 (Renewables Now) - China’s Sungrow Power Supply Co Ltd (SHE:300274) has received a contract to deliver 30 MW/30 MWh of battery storage systems for a project in Germany.

The order was placed by German renewable energy firm Smart Power GmbH, the Chinese solar inverter maker and energy storage supplier said on Wednesday. It will see Sungrow supply three lithium-ion battery facilities with a capacity of 10 MW/10 MWh each, equipped with an advanced Power Control System (PCS).

Smart Power is part of a consortium that is implementing the project, further details about which were not disclosed.

Sungrow pointed out it has installed 720 energy storage systems globally as of end-2018. The company added it aims to become “a key contributor in the energy storage market as the marketplace sets to proliferate in the years to come.” Earlier this year, Sungrow delivered inverters and battery storage capacity for the UK's largest zero-subsidy solar-plus-storage complex -- a 34.7-MW solar park with 27 MW/30 MWh of energy storage in Yorkshire.

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