Anesco's new 50MW battery storage site has been given the green light by Brentwood Borough Council, with the project to be another example of how batteries are benefiting the grid and offering returns for investors, the company has said.
SSE has acquired development rights for its first 50MW battery storage asset from Harmony Energy.
Battery storage firm Zenobe has announced it is to start construction on its 100MW/107MWh battery at Capenhurst, near Chester.
Gore Street Energy Storage Fund has acquired an 80MW energy storage project from RES, having also entered into exclusivity with the renewable energy company for over 300MW of assets.
Thrive Renewables is to acquire a 5MW/7.5MWh battery storage facility from Eclipse Power Generation.
InterGen has gained planning consent for the UK’s largest battery storage project, which will be built at DP Word London Gateway on the Thames Estuary in Essex.
Solar irradiation in the south of England in May was as much as 50% higher than normal, according to new research by Solargis.
The largest council-owned energy storage site in the UK has been energised and is now operational .
While Brexit looms, bringing uncertainty into the country’s economy and international relationships, the role energy storage will play in a decentralised, low(er) carbon and more flexible energy system at least seems a little more assured than it did before.