Amsterdam Arena switches on giant Nissan LEAF battery storage system

Michael Holder
clock
The system uses both second life and new Nissan LEAF batteries | Credit: NIssan
Image:

The system uses both second life and new Nissan LEAF batteries | Credit: NIssan

Using second-life and new EV batteries, the system combines with solar panels on the stadium's roof to provide back-up power and local grid management

The largest European energy storage system using second-life and new electric vehicle (EV) batteries on a commercial building was switched on last Friday at the Johan Cruijff Arena in Amsterdam, delivering...

To continue reading this article...

Join BusinessGreen

  • Enjoy exclusive news, insights and analysis from Europe’s leading source of information on the green economy and business.
  • Make smart, responsible business decisions with an eye on the latest regulatory and tech developments
  • Stay in the know with our overnight briefing, expertly curated help you run a competitive and sustainable business
  • Tap into our extensive archive of exclusive articles, news, analysis and guides
  • Receive full access to businessgreen.com, indispensable information for business professionals

Choose from our 3 paid membership levels

Join now

 

Already a BusinessGreen
member?

Login

More on Infrastructure

A 3D rendering of a hydrogen storage tank | Credit: iStock

Hydrogen: UN urges policymakers to beware fossil fuel 'vested' interests

UN backs green hydrogen as it publishes seven principles designed to guide policymakers' and business leaders' approach to scaling the low carbon fuel

Cecilia Keating
clock 21 October 2021 • 5 min read
'Window of opportunity is closing': UN warns fossil fuel production plans set to breach Paris Agreement goals

'Window of opportunity is closing': UN warns fossil fuel production plans set to breach Paris Agreement goals

Production Gap report reveals governments still plan to produce more than double the amount of fossil fuels in 2030 than is consistent with limiting global warming to 1.5C

James Murray
clock 20 October 2021 • 5 min read
The Net Zero Strategy: All the top announcements at a glance

The Net Zero Strategy: All the top announcements at a glance

BusinessGreen's all-you-need-to-know guide to the raft of policies and spending commitments contained in the government's flagship roadmap for achieving net zero emissions by 2050

Cecilia Keating
clock 19 October 2021 • 8 min read