40-feet “Reefer” container (with room for future expension)
500kWh Battery Capacity
450kW Converter power
Arie Pieter and Peter van den Hoek live in Heinenoord, the Netherlands. They were looking for new innovations for their company with 200 hectares of arable land. In 2009 they placed 66 solar panels on one of their sheds and became energy neutral. Not long after, they installed 88 solar panels at a potato storage location at their second shed. The construction of a new potato storage site in 2012 again offered opportunities.
The entrepreneurs decided to apply for an SDE subsidy for 425,000 kilowatt-hours per year, enough to fill the roofs of the existing and new sheds. The SDE grant was awarded in autumn 2016. The brothers installed a total of 1566 solar panels of 275 watt peak on the roof, which corresponds to 330,000 kilowatt hours per year.
PROJECT Battery storage system
With the annual capacity of 330,000 kilowatt hours, 30,000 kilowatt hours are for own use and 300,000 kilowatt hours for sale as green energy. They can sell that. The entrepreneurs decided to be well informed by suppliers and visited, among others, arable farmer Jan Reinier de Jong in Odoorn and pig farmer Jan Roefs in Woensdrecht. They already had a storage system from ATEPS.
Based on the good experiences with ATEPS, they decided to buy a battery storage system of 500 kilowatt hours and had their own transformer installed of 630 kilovoltampère.
For energy storage systems there is an intersting tax advantage in The Netherlands in the form of EIA (Energy Investment Allowance).
By adding an energy storage system, they can now trade energy on the EPEX / imbalance markets and offer support for frequency stabilization.
From 10kWh till >5MWh, 10kW to 3MW, fully modular, safe and DNV GL GRIDSTOR certified.
ATEPS Nederland BV
Schootense Dreef 11a
5708 HZ Helmond