For six months he has been Head of Sales in Europe for Korean battery manufacturer LG Chem. At Intersolar in Munich the supplier has won second EES Award for its new battery module. Stefan Krokowski talks about innovations, products and emerging markets in domestic and commercial energy storage.
The system xStorage Buildings from Eaton Nissan is more than batteries and bi-directional inverters that send power to and from the batteries.
At the EES in Munich, more and more companies were exhibiting commercial energy storage systems. Most of them have a modular design, so the current buffer has to fit optimally to the customer. An interesting business model is to shave load peaks.
Following the trend for easy-to-install modular and more efficient energy storage systems BYD introduces its new high-voltage B-Box HV in Europe. The lithium iron phosphate battery elements with 1.12 kWh each can be combined for residential applications from 5.6 to 10.08 kWh. For commercial and industrial applications, they can be scaled up to 50 kWh.
The Greenrock energy storage system from Blue Sky is available both unclothed and in a compact battery housing.
Despite price competition quality is crucial for energy storage systems, Andreas Piepenbrink CEO of E3/DC says. He foresees further growth and the leap into the international market.
Huawei has already proved that the Chinese can build large and inexpensive converters for commercial and solar parks. Now they want to enter the market of the end customers - without backwind from home. Huawei has shown an interesting solution in Munich, that also integrates energy storage.
Energy storage: Karlheinz Reitze promotes decentralised electricity generation and integrated energy at Viessmann. He says, too: The users with their various needs are increasingly at the heart of building services.
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