PRESS RELEASES

Berlin, London, Austin
June 18, 2018

Battery storage integrator Younicos, together with its parent company Aggreko – the leading global provider of modular, mobile power – are launching a new microgrid-as-a-service offer. Customers around the world can benefit from this new modular and mobile approach, combining low-cost renewables, in particular solar, with thermal generation and battery storage in one single contract with flexible conditions.

Berlin, Germany and Austin, US
March 13, 2018

Younicos is launching a new “Energy-Storage-as-a-Service” rental offering, allowing customers to meet immediate storage requirements and tap into multiple opportunities in fast-evolving markets – without risk or long-term capital commitment.

Austin, Texas and Berlin, Germany
January 30, 2018

Younicos has signed an agreement with TerraForm Power to install and commission a 10 MW battery-based energy storage system upgrade at the site of the Kaheawa wind farm, one of the largest wind farms on the island of Hawaii.  The project is expected to be completed in the second half of 2018.

 

Austin, Texas and Berlin, Germany
December 12, 2017

Younicos has completed the installation and commissioning of an upgraded 36-megawatt battery storage system at the site of Duke Energy’s 153 MW Notrees Windpower Project in West Texas.

Berlin, Germany and Oslo, Norway
November 28, 2017

Younicos awarded by Statoil to provide a 1MW-battery storage system to the world’s first floating wind farm Hywind Scotland. The storage solution project, named Batwind, will be operational from Q2 2018.

Berlin, Germany and Austin, US
November 16, 2017

Younicos has completed the installation of an upgraded 3 MW battery-based energy storage system on Kodiak Island, Alaska. The energy storage pioneer replaced previously deployed lead-acid systems with lithium-ion batteries.

Berlin and Singapore
October 23, 2017

Younicos is helping the city of Singapore to take the next step in integrating clean power into its grids. The Energy Market Authority (EMA) of Singapore has awarded a two megawatt-hour Vanadium Redox-Flow battery energy storage system (ESS) test bed to the battery storage pioneer.

Berlin, Germany and Austin, US
September 29, 2017

Chief Commercial Officer Jayesh Goyal has been appointed as Managing Director of Younicos, as the Energy Storage Pioneer continues to be integrated into Aggreko, the world’s leading provider of modular, mobile power, heating and cooling.

Schwerin
August 14, 2017

In a first-of-its-kind trial, Europe’s first commercial battery power plant, in combination with a combined-cycle gas turbine, has successfully restored a previously disconnected power grid in the North German city of Schwerin. Younicos software managed the re-establishment of power grid.

Schwerin, Germany
July 14, 2017

The second phase of WEMAG battery park, Schwerin 2, has begun operation. Younicos provided the control software for Schwerin 2, enabling the battery storage unit to participate in the primary frequency control market.

 

Berlin, Germany and Glasgow, UK
July 3, 2017

Younicos has been acquired by Aggreko, the world’s leading provider of modular, mobile power for £40m. The capabilities brought by Younicos, leveraged through Aggreko’s global footprint and experience in distributed power generation, are compelling.

Berlin, Germany
June 22, 2017

The multinational European energy demonstration project known as TILOS earned the twin distinction of winning both the Energy Island Award and the Public Vote Award at the European Union Sustainable Energy Week Awards (EUSEW) in Brussels.

 

Austin, US
June 14, 2017

Our innovative microgrid project in Denver, Colorado, powered by four Younicos Y.Cubes, has been named a finalist for a prestigious Energy Storage North America (ESNA) Innovation Award.

Berlin, Germany and Austin, US
June 9, 2017

Our solar-plus-storage microgrid at Peña Station NEXT has earned the title of 2017 Environmental Leader Project of the Year. Project partners include Panasonic Enterprise Solutions Company, Xcel Energy, Denver International Airport, LC Fulenwider, Inc., and Younicos.

 

Berlin, Germany and Austin, US
June 1, 2017

An industry report by the renowned German economic magazine “brand eins” and the federal German statistics office, Statista, has named battery storage pioneer Younicos one of Germany’s most innovative companies.

 

Berlin, Germany and Austin, US
May 30, 2017

1.75 MW/3.2 MWh system will provide multiple energy storage services to Austin’s Energy needs; project aims to manage distributed energy resources and integrate renewable energy at lowest possible cost.

Berlin, Germany and Austin, US
April 18, 2017

Younicos has commissioned a solar-plus-storage microgrid in partnership with Panasonic and Xcel Energy in Denver, Colorado. Four Younicos Y.Cubes have been connected to the grid, creating a 1 MW / 2 MWh battery storage resource.

Berlin, Germany and Austin, US
March 13, 2017

A study by the renowned German research institute Forschungszentrum Jülich has quantified significant environmental benefits derived from the world’s first megawatt-scale grid-forming battery system.

Berlin, Germany and Austin, US
February 27, 2017

Younicos has signed an agreement with Kodiak Electric Association (KEA) in Alaska to design, install and commission an upgraded 3 MW battery-based energy storage system on Kodiak Island.

Denver, US
February 1, 2017

Panasonic, Xcel Energy, and Younicos have released a white paper on how a multi-use battery energy storage system provides grid and customer services through a public-private partnership.

Berlin, Germany and Austin, US
January 5, 2017

Younicos closes deals totaling 75 MW valued at 40 million Euros. In 2016 also the first deployments of Y.Cube systems in C&I, PV+storage and microgrid installations were realized in Europe and U.S.

Windsor, UK and Berlin, Germany
December 14, 2016

British energy and service company Centrica has selected Younicos to build a 49 MW lithium-ion battery storage system in UK. The facility will support multiple market-driven use cases ranging from peaking to frequency regulation.

Berlin, Deutschland
December 6, 2016

State Secretary Rainer Baake delivered 50m Euro federal funding to enera. The projects will produce the blueprint for the next phase in Germany’s Energiewende (Energy Transition). Younicos provides its expertise in the integration of storage and markets within the enera consortium.

Austin, US
October 31, 2016

Companies will collaborate on 1 MW / 2 MWh system at Panasonic’s Denver operations hub. It is the latest customer-sited deployment of Younicos’s innovative plug-and-play Y.Cube storage system

Schwerin, Germany
October 5, 2016

Younicos to deliver software and controls as battery park in Schwerin, Germany, expands from 5 MWh to 14.5 MWh.

Graciosa, Portugal
April 29, 2016

The Prime Minister of Portugal has visited the world’s first megawatt-scale grid-forming renewable energy system.

Berlin, Lissabon und Kopenhagen
March 14, 2016

The game-changing approach we are pioneering on the island of Graciosa has convinced Recharge A/S, a Danish financial investor focused on sustainable and green energy systems with strong impact potential, to take a 50.1 percent stake in the 24 million Euro system.

Berlin, Germany
February 9, 2016

As part of the reorganization Stephen L. Prince will take over as President and CEO from Jame McDougall, who has led the company since March of 2014. The supervisory board thanked James for his many contributions to Younicos over the past years.


January 26, 2016

For the first time in Germany, a stationary battery storage system will be capable of restoring a regional electricity distribution grid in case of a major disruption of the electrical supply network. Younicos will equip the 5-megawatt battery plant.

MARKETING AND COMMUNICATION

 

If you have any questions or need further information, feel free to contact us. We look forward to hearing from you.

 

Ines Auweiler, Head of Marketing & Communications
Ines.Auweiler@younicos.com

+49 30 818 79 9070

 

Isabel Loebl, Marketing & Communications Manager
Isabel.Loebl@younicos.com

+49 30 818 79 9031

ABOUT YOUNICOS

Younicos is the pioneer and market leader in smart energy and grid solutions, based on battery storage. We provide turnkey storage solutions, supporting a wide range of applications and business opportunities for utilities, independent power producers, commercial & industrial companies and microgrids . Younicos is based in Berlin, Germany and Austin, Texas, USA.