Terranova Solar, Phase I

About us

Terranova Solar is the second largest solar park of Belgium. Located on a former gypsum waste dump. This waste dump has been sanitized and closed off ten years ago. On that waste dump a 16.7 MW solar park was installed providing energy to almost 4000 family’s since 2012.

In cooperation with the province East-Flanders an educational center Fabriek Energiek is set on site providing education about green energy and guided tours.

Terranova Solar has the intention to further develop this former brownfield into a green energy hub including green energy production, energy storage and the production of green hydrogen.

The majority of the produced energy is injected in the public net. However we have 2 wastewater treatment plants are on site, a 3th is being built. During periods of low energy production, electricity is purchased from the grid. This results in a very low cosPhi-factor and penalties from the grid operator.

About the Storage Challenge

In a phase 1, Terranova Solar is looking for an energy storage solution that can increase the self-consumption of the wastewater treatment plants on site and increase the cosPhi-factor to avoid grid penalties. The usable capacity for this solution is estimated at 320 kWh.

So to conclude? We want:

  • more self-consumption of green electricity

  • avoid grid penalties because of low cosPhi-factor

  • a stable production of green hydrogen

  • and a more feasible business case

We’re looking for the ideal partner to further convert the former brownfield into a local green energy hub. Fill in the application form today or contact us for more details!

Usable Capacity: 320 kWh

Power, discharging cont.: 80 - 160 kW

Power, charging, cont.: n/a

Voltage level: 400 V; AC

Temperature range: n/a

site: n/a

headword / technology: open for different energy storage