The “EnspireME” battery will supply reserve capacity to the European electricity grid to guarantee its 50-hertz frequency.
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Energy storage is vital to maintaining a sustainable supply of energy. That’s why Eneco and Mitsubishi Corporation constructed Europe’s largest battery system: EnspireME, a subsidized project located in Jardelund, in the northern German state of Schleswig-Holstein. Output: 48 megawatts. Storage capacity: over 50 megawatts per hour.
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