Battery 2nd Life project

Battery 2nd Life project

Vattenfall: Our stated goal is to integrate this battery storage facility into the energy system and to give a large number of similar small local facilities access to the market through electricity trading

2nd Life project with used BMW batteries for balancing the grid. Vattenfall, BMW and Bosch test electricity storage with repurposed EV batteries in Hamburg.

  • 2,600 used battery modules from over 100 electric vehicles are being merged to form a large electricity storage facility in Hamburg
  • The stored energy is available within seconds and can help to keep the electricity grid stable

Cordelia Thielitz, General Manager Bosch Energy Storage Solutions: Electricity storage systems are a key success factor for the new energy landscape.

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Promising Low-Noise Wind Turbine

Promising Low-Noise Wind Turbine

A Promising Low-Noise Wind Turbine was launched at the WindEnergy Hamburg trade show by Siemens which was inspired by the silent flight of the owl.

A Promising Low-Noise Wind Turbine was launched at the WindEnergy Hamburg trade show by Siemens.

The low-noise wind turbine was inspired by the silent flight of the owl.

Promising

Siemens unveiled the SWT-3.3-130LN wind turbine, which operates at a reduced rotor speed and includes aerodynamic add-ons to its rotor blades which mean the turbine can be operated at a noise level of only 104.9 decibels. Read More