Statoil plans battery storage for Hywind

Battery storage has the potential to mitigate the intermittency and to optimise the output of wind farms

A new battery storage solution for offshore wind energy will be piloted in the world''s first floating wind farm. The Hywind project to be located off the coast off Peterhead in Aberdeenshire, Scotland will have a battery storage facility incorporated into its shore station to optimise the electrical power distribution.

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