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AWEA 2018: DNV GL certifies Acciona battery project - Windpower Monthly

AWEA 2018: DNV GL certifies Acciona battery project - Windpower Monthly

The developer received certification for its 1.7MW storage system, which is attached to its 15MW Barasoain wind farm in Navarre, Spain, at the American Wind Energy Association’s Windpower 2018 conference in Chicago. It is the first time a storage plant has been awarded system-level certification. L-R: Richard Barnes, executive North American vice president at DNV GL, Rafael Esteban, CEO of Acciona Energy USA, Clint Johnson, business line director for DNV GL’s renewables advisory North America The process was carried out to ensure safety, performance and reliability for grid-connected energy storage systems, the manufacturer stated It installed the battery storage facility to further explore grid integration and the use of wind generation to provide reserve power from its central renewables control room. The company inaugurated the system in September 2017. Acciona’s system...

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