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Technology group Wärtsilä has launched Quantum High Energy (QuantumHE), a next-generation energy storage system with advanced safety features and enhanced energy density, furthering its industry-leading track record and commitment to safety.
QuantumHE offers state-of-the-art features, including:
“QuantumHE is the safest, most competitive design on the market,” said Darrell Furlong, Director, Energy Storage Product Management and Hardware Engineering at Wärtsilä Energy. “Over the past year, we have conducted several large-scale fire safety tests and participated in numerous standards to improve the entire industry's safety record. And we are committed to continue pushing the envelope, and remain committed to maintaining our 100% fire safety record for our GridSolv Quantum energy storage system.”
QuantumHE utilises 306 Ah battery cells, optimising the usable energy during the lifecycle and increasing the energy density of storage facilities by nine percent. The enhanced density reduces land requirements by up to fifteen percent and reduces the number of units required per facility, lowering equipment costs, expediting the development process and reducing maintenance requirements.
QuantumHE is compatible with Wärtsilä’s sophisticated GEMS Digital Energy Management Platform, which monitors, controls and optimises energy assets on both site and portfolio levels. GEMS can support large energy storage facilities with built-in control features and power purchase agreement optimisation. GEMS enables several advanced grid support services including black start, island operation and virtual synchronous generator (VSG) and it is evolving to provide predictive battery analytics.
Wärtsilä is the third largest energy storage system integrator, according to S&P Global, with a portfolio of over 3.5 gigawatts (GW) and over 7.5 gigawatt-hours (GWh) of energy storage capacity awarded, contracted, or in deployment.
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Image caption: Quantum High Energy (QuantumHE), a next generation energy storage system with advanced safety features and enhanced energy density. © Wärtsilä Corporation
Wärtsilä Energy in brief
Wärtsilä Energy leads the transition towards a 100% renewable energy future. We help our partners to accelerate their decarbonisation journeys through our market-leading technologies and power system modelling expertise. These cover decarbonisation services, future-fuel enabled balancing power plants, hybrid solutions, energy storage and optimisation technology, including the GEMS Digital Energy Platform. Wärtsilä Energy’s lifecycle services are designed to increase efficiency, promote reliability and guarantee operational performance. Our track record comprises 76 GW of power plant capacity and 115 energy storage systems delivered to 180 countries around the world.
Wärtsilä in brief
Wärtsilä is a global leader in innovative technologies and lifecycle solutions for the marine and energy markets. We emphasise innovation in sustainable technology and services to help our customers continuously improve their environmental and economic performance. Our dedicated and passionate team of 17,500 professionals in more than 240 locations in 79 countries shape the decarbonisation transformation of our industries across the globe. In 2022, Wärtsilä’s net sales totalled EUR 5.8 billion. Wärtsilä is listed on Nasdaq Helsinki.