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Gigawatts of utility-scale battery storage projects in Ireland set to drive strong sector growth

4 Feb 2021, 14:36 • By Lauren Cook, Mollie McCorkindale
Gigawatts of utility-scale battery storage projects in Ireland set to drive strong sector growth

Utility-scale battery storage project activity started for real during 2020, with a strong pipeline of projects built up in the last few years and ready for deployment in 2021 and beyond. Solar Media Market Research's Lauren Cook and Mollie McCorkindale take a look under the hood of Ireland's battery storage pipeline.

High RESS strike prices down to connection costs and PPA length

High RESS strike prices down to connection costs and PPA length

13 Aug 2020, 08:00

High grid connection costs resulted in a solar strike price in Ireland’s first Renewable Electricity Support Scheme (RESS) auction “significantly higher than anywhere else in Europe” according to the Irish Solar Energy Association (ISEA).

Shannon Energy and Obton announce maiden £52m investment

Shannon Energy and Obton announce maiden £52m investment

30 Apr 2020, 11:36

On the last day of the qualification period, Shannon Energy and Obton have announced they are submitting 11 projects into the first round of the Irish government’s Renewable Electricity Support Scheme (RESS) auction.

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Ireland storage pipeline near 2.5GW, new report available from Solar Media

20 Apr 2020, 15:01 • By Lauren Cook
Ireland storage pipeline near 2.5GW, new report available from Solar Media

The pipeline of energy storage projects now established in the Republic of Ireland has reached 2.1GW, with an additional 330MW of projects located in Northern Ireland, according to the first release of the Solar Media’s new Republic of Ireland Storage Project Database Report.