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Maxwell’s Ultracapacitors support Tallaght Smart Grid Testbed in Ireland

Enabling Energy's Future. (PRNewsFoto/Maxwell Technologies, Inc.)

Enabling Energy’s Future. (PRNewsFoto/Maxwell Technologies, Inc.)

German developer and distributor of renewable energy systems Freqcon has installed an energy storage system, integrated with Maxwell’s ultracapacitors and lithium-ion batteries, for the Tallaght Smart Grid Testbed in Ireland.

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 FREQCON Energy Storage System Deployed in Ireland’s DS3 Smart Grid Testbed

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FREQCON GmbH’s innovative technology helps Ireland meets its 40% renewable energy generation target.  FREQCON GmbH, a German developer and distributor of renewable energy converter and storage systems, has deployed an energy storage system for the Tallaght Smart Grid Testbed near Dublin, Ireland.

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 IRELAND’S FIRST COMBINED ULTRACAPACITOR & BATTERY ENERGY STORAGE FACILITY

By Roy L Hales

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Ireland intends to achieve 40% renewable energy by 2020. This is an ambitious goal, considering most of this electricity comes from large scale wind farms. “The challenge is that it is an island grid, with only limited connection to the UK,” said Klaus Harder, Business Development Manager at FREQCON GmbH. 

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 Smart Grid Venture Capital Funding Hits $383m

27/01/2015

Venture capital funding into smart grid technology companies hit $383m in 2014, according to new research.

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