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Freqcon's Tallaght Smart Grid Testbed, Dublin Ecoult

Technology Type Hybrid Lead-acid Battery/Electro-chemical Capacitor
Rated Power 7 kW
URL More about Freqcon's Tallaght Smart Grid Testbed, Dublin Ecoult
Ecoult's Ultra-Battery energy storage products is to be installed in Dublin in a smart grid testbed to integrate fast-response storage with the electricity grid.The program is being run by German renewable systems and power converter manufacturer Freqcon for its Tallaght Smart Grid Testbed, which is being used by the operated by Irish Micro Electricity Generation Association to test new battery storage technologies. The trial is designed to show how a combination of energy storage and smart power electronics can minimize electricity distribution issues and grid instability in a micro grid. The system being used is a single UltraMax which is about 70kWh nominal capacity at the 10-hour rate.
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Project Status
Status Operational
Project Includes Multiple Systems No
Siting
Location

Dublin, Leinster
Ireland

ISO/RTO N/A
Utility Irish Micro Electricity Generation Association
Utility Type Investor Owned
Paired Grid Resource
Project Includes Multiple Systems No
Ownership & Value Chain Partners
Ownership Model Utility-Owned
Equity Owner 1 Freqcon
Energy Storage Technology Provider Ecoult
Power Electronics Provider Freqcon
Cost & Performance
Performance Performance metrics not available
Benefits
Service Use Case Grid-Connected Commercial (Reliability & Quality)
Grid-Connected Residential (Reliability)
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