MET Group, Navitasoft, Dunamenti partner on R&D project
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Swiss-based energy company MET Group said it is partnering with Hungarian software company Navitasoft and Hungary's Dunamenti Power Plant to develop a solution to the ups and downs of weather-dependent green power production, according to a report by state news wire MTI.
The project "will examine potential alternative methods of utilizing renewable energy sources, and how optimised automated algorithms can balance weather-dependent, intermittent power generation," MET Group said.
The project involves installing a close to 4 MW two-hour capacity battery at the Dunamenti Power Plant in Százhalombatta, south of Budapest, and using the experience gained with the battery to develop an aggregator platform that boosts the flexibility of the power generation market.
The HUF 1.6 billion R&D project is supported by a HUF 399 million grant from the National Research, Development and Innovation Fund.
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