Telia in Pilot Project to Assess Battery Energy-Storage Systems
By Dominic Chopping
STOCKHOLM--Telia Co. AB said Thursday it has started a pilot
project with Swedish energy-storage company Polarium, as it looks
at how to reinvent its energy consumption and strengthen its
The Swedish telecommunications operator said that during 2022 it
will conduct several pilots of smart battery energy-storage systems
with selected partners, aiming to optimize its network energy usage
and contribute to balance the electricity grid.
The first pilot with Polarium, which comprises two network sites
in Sweden, is set to validate the commercial, technical, and
economic value of the smart battery energy-storage system based on
Lithium-ion technology, it said.
"Benefits for both Telia and the wider society will be explored,
such as potential for optimized energy usage, lower electricity
costs, new revenue streams when selling excess electricity back to
the grid and off-loading the electricity grid in times of power
shortages," the company said.
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