NEC Energy Solutions has announced Dale Power Solutions as its first qualified UK partner for the manufacturer’s distributed storage solution.

Under the deal, announced on the show floor on the opening day of Solar & Storage Live, Dale will be tasked with the development of NEC’s behind-the-meter storage projects and are currently working on a number of installations that are at various stages of completion.

The projects will focus on frequency response and transmission charge management applications, utilising NEC Energy Solutions’ energy storage platform specifically designed for C&I market.

Dale is to act as a reseller and independent contractor for NEC Energy Solutions, conducting design, installation, and O&M works for NEC’s C&I customers.

“We are thrilled to be working with Dale Power and are particularly excited to name them our first Qualified DSS Partner in the UK. They combine technical and operational expertise, resources and a commitment to excellence to deliver outstanding client service leading to their prestigious reputation as one of the top providers of standby power solutions in the world,” said Mark Moreton, sales director EMEA for NEC Energy Solutions.

Meanwhile Tim Wilkins, chief executive officer at Dale, said that NEC had the solutions, expertise and experience its customers sought.

“With the increasing need in the UK to help businesses manage their electricity usage more cost effectively, such as by reducing Triad charges, we sought out the most comprehensive and complete solution provider to enable us to serve our customers best,” he added.