Highview Power has chosen MAN Energy Solutions to provide its LAES turbomachinery solution for its 50MW/250MWh CRYOBattery under development in Carrington Village, Greater Manchester.
A new market mechanism for longer-duration storage should be created according to the Association for Renewable Energy and Clean Technology (REA).
Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s 2021 Budget was notably absent of commitments to support the solar and storage sectors, despite the welcome news of a UK-Infrastructure Bank and green bonds.
Modelling as part of the government’s long-awaited energy white paper shows that between 80-120GW of new solar could be needed by 2050 in higher scenarios.
Highview Power has begun site work for its 50MW/250MWh liquid air energy storage facility in Greater Manchester.
Hive Energy has entered into a consortium with battery storage firms CellCube and Immersa to joint build grid-scale solar-plus-storage projects using CellCube’s vanadium redox flow batteries, with a maiden project already in the works.