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Smartly controlling the charging process of industry scale and stationary batteries to generate revenues

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Regulating charging cycles automatically

In recent years, investments in battery deployment have steadily increased. The profitability of batteries can improve significantly by using large batteries or a pool of smaller batteries to deliver Frequency Containment Reserve (FCR). Responding to favorable prices on the imbalance market can increase profits as well. Senfal’s BatteryController offers both services.

Senfal has a proven battery control technology and can guide customers through the setup process. The BatteryController controls automatically regulates charging cycles, improving the profitability with minimal effort.

Improving revenues with minimal effort

DNV-GL audited software

Successful TSO pre-qualification test

Optimize your batteries and achieve the greatest return on investment.

Here’s why you choose Senfal.

Improving revenues with minimal effort

Manual processes are automated and Senfal monetizes the flexiblity of the batteries in the best possible way.

DNV-GL audited software

Our software protocols have a proven performance up to TSO standards, confirmed by independent auditors.

Successful TSO pre-qualification test

Senfal’s FCR setup is efficient and accurate as a result of experience with TSO pre-qualification procedures.

Senfal’s technology explained

Strategy based on price and asset behavior

How does coordinated dispatch of batteries work? The BatteryController delivers FCR by charging or discharging batteries in response to grid frequency deviations. Alternatively, our technology can automatically charge or discharge batteries in reaction to favorable imbalance prices, gaining additional trading profits.

Battery control systems will be interfaced with Senfal’s cloud-based software, after which we monitor charging and discharging behavior and run simulations. Going live, we apply our algorithms in a bidding strategy based on price forecasts and asset behavior, thereby maximizing revenues.

BatteryController Modules

To meet the specific needs of our customers, we offer market specific modules. All modules are applicable for the ‘Energie-investeringsaftrek’ (EIA).

R1 - FCR

Dispatch of the flexibility of batteries on the primary reserve (R1, FCR) market.


Creating imbalance to deviate from the procurement schedule at moments of extreme prices.



R1 control

Control in response to frequency deviations on the FCR market.

Custom control limits

The software operates within the given asset boundaries.

Optional peak shaving

Reducing electricity demand from the grid during peak hours.

Pooling of multiple assets

Possibility to combine assets to obtain the minimal bid size.

Cloud based software

Control systems only have to be connected to the cloud.

24/7 personal dashboard

Real-time insights in the performance of batteries.

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We design individual solutions based on our customers’ needs. Get in touch with Sander ten Kate to find out what we can do for you.


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