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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
Younicos to deliver software and controls as battery park in Schwerin, Germany, expands from 5 MWh to 14.5 MWh.
The Prime Minister of Portugal has visited the world’s first megawatt-scale grid-forming renewable energy system.
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.
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.
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.
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
+49 30 818 79 9070
Isabel Loebl, Marketing & Communications Manager
+49 30 818 79 9031
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.