Solar energy in Africa: Abengoa is awarded the first large scale hybrid microgrid with flow batteries in Africa


Located in South Africa, it will consist of a 3.5 MW photovoltaic plant and an energy storage system using vanadium flow batteries.
GO ECO GREEN21 – Abengoa (MCE: ABG/P:SM), the international company that applies innovative technology solutions for sustainability in the infrastructures, energy and water sectors, has been selected to construct a hybrid microgrid power plant by the leading vanadium energy storage solutions provider in the African market Bushveld Energy.

Specifically, the company will be responsible for the engineering, supply and construction of a plant integrated by an energy storage system using Vanadium Redox Flow Batteries (VRFB BESS), with a capacity of 1MW / 4MWh, and a 3.5 MW solar photovoltaic plant. This will be located at Vametco Alloys mine, owned by Bushveld Minerals in the North West province of South Africa and will allow it to increase its energy autonomy. The VRFB BESS system will be provided by Enerox…

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