SCANA: Scana company secures multiple contracts for energy storage and charging solutions
Bergen, 29 June 2023: Scana-owned PSW Power & Automation has signed multiple
contracts for energy storage and charging systems in Germany, Netherlands, and
Saudi-Arabia. The solutions will replace or optimize the operation of
traditional diesel generators and will be a significant contributor towards
fossil free operations. The total value of the contracts are sizeable (1) for
A BQ-S battery system will be part of a German customer`s rental fleet and will
be used in a variety of applications from peak-shaving and back-up power in
hybrid energy solutions or as a standalone off grid solution.
In addition, PSW recently signed a contract with Altaaqa Alternative Solutions
in Saudi-Arabia for a BQ-S battery system. The system is to be used in an
off-grid construction site related to the ongoing NEOM * development and will be
supporting the operation of the site at night with energy generated by a small
solar power plant during the day.
"Our customer chose our BQ-S as it offers the necessary versatility needed
regarding both input and output connections. Also, the high IP-rating of the
container in combination with the temperature and humidity control are essential
in the challenging environment in which it will be operating," says Jens
Hjorteset, Director of Business Development in PSW Power & Automation.
"We are very excited that our business is picking up pace internationally.
Altaaqa Alternative Solutions is a leading Saudi-based total utility solutions
provider and one of the biggest CAT-dealers globally. I am proud to say that our
battery solution will be part of the largest power generation rental fleet in
the world," says Oddbjørn Haukøy, interim CEO in Scana.
The battery unit will be supplied within this year and is targeted to be in
operation in Q4/2023 -Q1/2024.
Furthermore, PSW have signed a contract for the delivery of a CQ charging
solution to the Netherlands. The mobile charging solution has a built-in battery
pack with high-power chargers to provide DC fast charging of trucks, buses,
other vehicles, and construction sites.
* NEOM project: An initiative of crown prince Mohammed bin Salman - Saudi
Arabia's de facto ruler - Neom is a large area of the country that has been
earmarked for development. Although often called a smart city, Neom is more
accurately described as a region that will contain numerous cities, resorts and
(1) A sizeable contract is defined to be between NOK 20 million and NOK 50
(2) A substantial contract is defined to be between NOK 50 million and NOK 150
(3) A large contract is over NOK 150 million.
For more information, please contact:
Oddbjørn Haukøy, interim CEO, Scana ASA, +47 911 71 914
Eirik Sørensen, Managing Director PSW Power & Automation +47 936 78 233
Jens Hjorteset, Director of Business Development PSW Power & Automation +47 993
PSW in brief
PSW Power & Automation in brief PSW Power & Automation delivers complete
solutions within electrification and renewable energy. The company specializes
in the design and integration of electrical power systems, electrical
infrastructure, energy storage systems and control systems. www.pswpower.no
Scana i korte trekk
Scana in brief Scana is a listed industrial owner company in the ocean
industries creating value through active ownership in market-leading portfolio
companies. Our vision is to accelerate decarbonisation of the maritime and
offshore sector by being a driving force in electrification and emission
reduction solutions. Scana's portfolio companies have a solid innovation and
commercialisation history based on core competence in selected niches. Scana is
headquartered in Bergen and has around 400 employees. www.scana.no