26 February 2016
Battery Room 0.08
Li-Ion Batteries ready for cabeling – Back view
Battery Room 0.08
Assembled Li-Ion Batteries in Room 0.08 – Front view
26 Januar 2016
View into the corridor of the 1st floor
New windows are placed, plasterwork is finished and parts of the ventilation and air-conditioning system are already installed.
South view of the building
Exterior view has an advanced state and roof system for the ventilation and air-conditioning system are already installed.
Installation of heating and ventilation components on the rooftop
On this picture can be seen the substructure for battery containers and the roof system of ventilation and air-conditioning.
12 November 2015
South view of the building.
The outside wall is already newly designed for future use.
View into the Heating Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) room on 1st floor.
The air conditioning will be installed here for cooling the battery rooms.
6 October 2015
Future converter and transformer rooms in shell condition
Lead-acid and lithium-ion battery rooms on upper floor in shell condition
4 August 2015
View of future battery storage building from the south at the start of construction works
The building site has been set up and the site fence is visible in the foreground.
View of building from the west, with assembly area
20 April 2015
View of future battery storage building from the south. Former office building with rows of windows and corrugated sheet facade prior to rebuild.
To accommodate the batteries and other components the windows will be clad and the building structurally reinforced as part of the rebuild./span>
Detailed view of entrance area of office building, Hüttenstraße 9, Aachen
Several additional openings will be created in the building front to provide access for the batteries, inverters, medium-voltage transformers and other components.
Existing corridor in top floor before rebuild
The basic floor plan of the building will remain. Only the rooms will be modified to accommodate the batteries; the interiors will be removed and replaced by strong floor coverings etc.
Inverter room before rebuild
The existing raised floor will be used to integrate the electricals and cabling for the inverters and medium-voltage transformers to be installed here.
Lithium-ion battery room before rebuild
The lithium-ion battery rooms will be fitted out according to a specially developed safety concept to guarantee safe operation at all times.
Building services room before rebuild
The building services equipment includes in particular the heating, air conditioning and ventilation technology components. A total of around 400 kW of cooling capacity will be installed.
Lead battery room before rebuild
Extensive ventilation technology will be installed in the lead battery rooms.
View of existing office building from the south before rebuild
As part of the rebuild the facade will be given an attractive new look.
Adjacent STAWAG (public utility) grounds with view of transformer building
The battery storage system will be connected to the substation via a dedicated 10 kV feeder.