pumped hydro storage

March 15, 2024
President of the IHA Malcolm Turnbull has said that the UK has “almost 7GW of shovel-ready pumped storage hydropower projects with over 135GWh storage capacity”.
January 10, 2024
Government has launched its consultation on its proposals for kickstarting investment into long-duration energy storage (LDES), which includes a cap-and-floor mechanism and excluding lithium-ion from being eligible.
July 17, 2023
SSE Renewables has confirmed it will hold a public consultation in Arrochar on its proposed redevelopment plans for Sloy Power Station.
May 23, 2023
SSE Renewables has unveiled plans to convert Britain’s “largest conventional hydro power plant” into a new pumped hydro storage facility.
March 21, 2023
UK power generator SSE has confirmed it will allocate £100 million in capital to boost Coire Glas – a Scottish-based pumped hydro storage project with the potential to be the “biggest” in 40 years.
May 17, 2022
Drax has applied to expand its Cruachan pumped hydro storage plant under Section 36, creating long-duration storage that could boost the rollout of renewables.
February 8, 2022
Clean energy developer ILI Group has begun the initial planning phase for a new pumped storage hydro project in Scotland.
June 25, 2021
Drax has announced plans for a new underground pumped hydro storage power station, and will seek planning permission to expand its Cruachan site in Scotland to 1.04GW.
June 14, 2021
ILI Group has had its 450MW pumped hydro plant, which is to sit on the shores of the iconic Loch Ness, approved by the Scottish government.
February 23, 2021
Planning consent has been granted for a 50MW battery energy storage project in Aberdeenshire for developer Intelligent Land Investments Group (ILI Group).

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