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Saft’s batteries to store sustainable electricity in Italy


The French company Saft, one of RS2E’s Industrial Partners and a world leader in the design and manufacture of Li-ion batteries with a high storage capability, will provide Italy with a storage system aimed at improving Italia’s electric smart grid and sustainable energy storage capability.

The Puglia area will host, in the course of autumn 2013, the ambitious project decided by ENEL (Italia’s public energy provider): a storage system that allows to handle more efficiently locally produced sustainable energies.

The system delivered to ENEL will provide a power of 2 MW and will store an energy of 1 MWh.