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Energy Storage System

The mtu EnergyPack battery storage system maximizes energy utilization, improving the reliability and profitability of your microgrid.

Economic growth and growing populations are pushing up electricity demand across the world. Governments and industry are moving away from conventional power plants toward distributed renewable energies, creating challenges for historically centralized grid systems. The mtu EnergyPack is a perfect answer to this changing energy environment, enabling existing power systems to adapt to current trends.

It is creating a range of possibilities involving renewable energy sources such as solar and wind power – all aimed at creating sustainable power delivery systems that are ready for the future. Whether you need a fully autonomous off-grid facility or simply want to manage your power supplies more efficiently – such as engaging in peak shaving, load-shifting or grid stabilization – the mtu EnergyPack is a scalable, all-in-one solution that provides reliable power anytime, anywhere.  

Whatever the capacity, the mtu EnergyPack is the reliable storage solution for microgrids and energy systems.

The mtu EnergyPack is a key component for improving the reliability and profitability of microgrids and energy systems. It stores electricity from any distributed power source – such as gensets, wind turbines or solar panels – and delivers it when needed. The mtu EnergyPack is available in three sizes: QS, QM, and QL, from 60 kVA to 2,000 kVA, and from 70 kWh to 2,200 kWh.

So whatever power and capacity  you need,  the mtu EnergyPack is the perfect storage solution  for your  energy  needs. The  interiors  of the containerized housings are divided into sections – some  with outside air contact and  some  without  –  to keep the sensitive electrics  and batteries protected from any pollution.

Power density

Thanks to the extremely compact battery system designs and the small footprint of the housings, the mtu EnergyPack is the ideal solution for projects with logistical restrictions and limited space.

Digitally connected

The mtu EnergyPack is equipped with a data logger providing access to our digital solutions, including remote monitoring, fast and reliable service support and – coming soon –operational optimization.

Multilevel safety

A multilevel safety concept monitors and ensures safe operation of batteries, inverters and HVAC systems. The outstanding fire and explosion protection system detects smoke and explosive gases.

Black start

The battery energy storage system (BESS) can be used as a black start unit. It performs black starts without auxiliary voltage, and can form an autonomous grid.

Scalable in size

Storage capacity and type of battery rating can easily be adapted, whatever your individual power and capacity requirements.

Ultra-fast response

By bringing power on-stream immediately, the mtu EnergyPack provides essential fast response capability for power quality, black starts, frequency response, and backup applications.

Flexible use

The mtu EnergyPack can accept customer setpoints or be upgraded with the mtu microgrid controller to support various applications.

Plug-and-play

The mtu EnergyPack comes factory-tested onsite. The highly mobile, fully integrated plug-and-play design ensures fast, easy installation, reducing setup time and costs. Power is available more quickly, and at lower cost.

Compact, flexible, autonomous.

Instant power wherever you need it.

mtu EnergyPack  QL  

The mtu EnergyPack QL is designed for customer applications with power and capacity requirements  of  up to 2,000 kVA and 2,200 kWh and above (multiple units). It is suitable for integrating solar assets  and wind parks, and for  providing  frequency regulation and other ancillary services in the utilities sector. It is  housed in  a standard 40 ft high cube ISO container.

mtu EnergyPack  QM  

The mtu EnergyPack QM is designed for customer applications with power and capacity requirements of up to 800 kVA and 1,000 kWh. It is suitable for off-grid solutions, for reducing fuel dependence in remote communities, or for reducing demand charges in the industrial sector. It is housed in a standard 20 ft high cube ISO container.  

mtu EnergyPack QS

The mtu EnergyPack QS is designed for customer applications with power and capacity requirements of  up to 400 kVA and 550 kWh.  It is suitable for off-grid solutions, for reducing  fuel dependence in small remote communities, and for enabling own-consumption  of  solar power  in the commercial  and  public sectors. It is enclosed in a compact housing.

mtu EnergyPack – The full power and capacity range*

*Actual capacities and sizes may vary due to battery type and system configuration.

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mtu ENERGYPACK QS Download (PDF 1 MB)
mtu ENERGYPACK QM / QL Download (PDF 3 MB)

Multiple Applications

Grid & utility service provider

The mtu EnergyPack can  take care of  frequency regulation, manage grid congestion  and  allow the avoidance of significant investment in grid infrastructure,  for example  to enable a scale-up of electric vehicle charging.  It  will also make  solar  and wind  power  more reliable and  instantly  dispatchable, while  enabling  gas or diesel power  plants  to  operate more efficiently  when  combined with the mtu EnergyPack.

Commercial

Facilities with onsite generation such as  solar arrays  or  combined  heat and  power (CHP)  plants  can increase their  own-use  consumption by adding an  mtu EnergyPack  to  take advantage of time-of-day  electricity tariffs by shifting  their power draws. If needed, backup power  capability  can  also  be provided.

Industrial

Remote industrial operations  currently running on diesel power with  no  grid connections  can reduce their fuel consumption and meet legal or company environmental standards  more easily  by  integrating renewable sources  with an  mtu  EnergyPack.  When  connected to  the  public grid, the mtu EnergyPack  helps reduce  demand  charges and increase  own-use  consumption of existing onsite generation to mitigate rising energy costs.

Community

The mtu EnergyPack increases  the  self-sufficiency of urban areas with local  power  generation,  and  provides reliable backup power  in  the event  of  grid failure. In areas  unconnected to the public  grid, adding an  mtu EnergyPack to a  local  microgrid ensures high quality power supplies  and allows the integration of renewable energies  to reduce  carbon  footprint and save fuel.

Public sector

Where a grid connection is not reliable, the mtu EnergyPack increases security and quality of supply for public facilities. Stability of existing power  plants  can be improved by spinning reserve from the mtu EnergyPack,  and  solar arrays  can be  built in  to reduce fuel  consumption. If grid-connected,  own-use of solar power  can be increased to lower the  amount of power drawn from the grid.    

Anatomy of an mtu EnergyPack

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Input cabinet

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Power string

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Inverter cooling

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Inverter cabinets

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Control cabinet

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Battery racks

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HVAC system

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ISO container

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Input cabinet

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Power string

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Inverter cooling

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Inverter cabinets

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Control cabinet

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Battery racks

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HVAC system

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ISO container

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