Rolls-Royce awarded battery storage system contract by Semper Power

Rolls-Royce has been awarded to supply and install a large-scale mtu EnergyPack QG battery storage system on a turnkey basis to the Dutch energy company Semper Power in Vlissingen. The order also includes general contractor services, as well as the construction of the building and other infrastructure. Semper Power develops and operates energy storage systems for wind and solar farm developers, distribution grid operators and industrial customers.

The large-scale battery storage system, with a capacity of 30 megawatts and a storage capacity of 60 megawatt-hours, is used for grid frequency regulation in the Netherlands to integrate electricity from renewable energy sources into the public grid. When fully charged, the system has the capacity to supply 8,000 households with electrical energy for an entire day. The mtu QG EnergyPack storage solution from the Rolls-Royce business unit Power Systems consists of 168 battery units, 7 inverters and the intelligent control platform mtu EnergetIQ. When commissioned in spring 2023, it will be the largest energy storage system in the Netherlands and one of the largest in the EU.

Semper Power, based in Utrecht in the Netherlands, develops, finances and operates energy storage projects in various areas in the Netherlands. The company offers wind and solar farm developers, distribution system operators and industrial customers the opportunity to install and operate a smart energy storage system and provide capacity and supply contracts.

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