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No need for a flying service visit
It can be costly, dangerous and take precious time to send a technician out at short notice to hardto-reach industrial and utility sites. That’swhythesesitesplacemajor emphasis on redundant backup systemswithhighreliabilityandmaintenance-freerequirements.Andthat includestheirbackupbatteries,where Saftnickelbatteriesareincreasingly thetechnologyofchoice. Oneexampleise.On’sAmrumbank Westoffshorewindfarm,whichlies40 kmfromthenearestlandinthenorth Seaandgeneratesupto302MW.The investment case for this expensive infrastructurecallsforturbinestobe onlineasmuchaspossibletogenerate maximumpower,whileminimizingthe numberofcostlymaintenancevisitsby helicopter. Byfittinge.On’s80turbineswith maintenance-free backup batteries, powersystemssupplierBenninghas playedaroleinimprovingtheviability ofrenewableenergy.TheSaftUptimax batterieswillpoweremergencylighting andcommunicationforuptofourdays. Value for money in Brazil Thesamebatterytechnologyhas alsobeenchosenbyBrazilianpower utility CeB (Companhia energetica deBrasilia)toprovidebackuppower acrosstheentirenetworkofdistributionsubstationsservingBrasilia,the country’scapitalcity. Like many utilities, CeB’s objective is to deliver reliable power – and demonstrate value for money for Brasilia’s 2.9 million residents. in support of this, the Saft Uptimax batteries will provide a significant increaseinavailabilityandreliability while reducing overall costs when comparedwiththeexistinglead-acid batteries. Forthee.Onproject: firstname.lastname@example.org FortheCeBproject: email@example.com
Saft Uptimax is the only battery system that meets E.ON’s stringent technical requirements.