TotalEnergies launches a large-scale battery park project in Belgium. Located on the site of its Antwerp refinery, this project will have a power of 25 MW and a capacity of 75 MWh, equivalent to the daily consumption of nearly 10,000 homes.
Batteries operational by the end of 2024
The batteries, supplied by Saft, TotalEnergies’ battery subsidiary, will be operational by the end of 2024. This facility will help to provide electricity smoothing on the national grid, ensure grid security and integrate more renewable energy. The project supports the development of renewable energies by compensating for their intermittency. TotalEnergies intends to strengthen its presence in the Belgian electricity value chain. With this project, TotalEnergies aims to guarantee the stability of the Belgian and European grid, thus promoting the further development of renewable energies. The company is leveraging its expertise in battery-based electricity storage to deploy similar solutions in other countries.
TotalEnergies is also a major player in the Belgian electricity market, with a presence across the entire value chain, from electricity suppliers to power plants. In the field of electric mobility, TotalEnergies operates an extensive network of charging points across the country. As part of its commitment to carbon neutrality, TotalEnergies is actively developing its renewable electricity activities, aiming for 35 GW of gross generation and storage capacity by 2025 and 100 GW by 2030, in order to rank among the world’s top five wind and solar power producers.