YOUNICOS is building a renewable energy system for the Azorean island Graciosa which will produce 75% of the electricity by 9 MW wind and 1MW sun. The core component is a 3MW/18MWh Sodium Sulphure battery with intelligent inverters. The system allows to have the Diesel generator switched-off most of the time. The start of constraction will be in the beginning of 2012. The system is price competitive to the current diesel based system.
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