ABB technology helps power soccer stadium and local community in Norway

ABB technology helps power soccer stadium and local community in Norway



how does a soccer club become a testing ground for the low-carbon future of power the odd soccer clubs Kagura Kareena in skåne Norway is using renewable energy to power and empower an entire community using smart technology and abb ability a mesh enabled micro grid with battery energy storage the stadium's roof is covered with 5,700 square meters of solar modules with a nominal capacity of 800 kilowatt that not only lights up the matches but also provides clean electricity to the neighbourhood the micro grid is part of national power utilities Kagura acts Energy Lab a unique project hosted at the stadium the lab allows scag Iraq to gather experience of how local production interacts with an established network by studying the role of the micro grid and energy storage in integrating solar power and managing prosumer transactions the micro grid runs on two key solutions ABB ability PVS solar string inverters and ABB ability a mesh technology with an energy management system the e mesh solution allows scag AraC energy to use data such as load forecasts PV production and electricity prices to optimize how they supply electricity this unusual team a soccer club a power utility and a technology company will bring real data and insights to prepare for a clean energy future this is another example of how ABB is the partner of choice for enabling a stronger smarter and greener grid

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