Anesco to construct 100MW UK storage duo

Oct 21, 2021 11:24 AM ET
  • Contract with Foresight Group, in behalf of the JLEN and also FSFL funds, for 2 50MW projects in England and Scotland
Anesco to construct 100MW UK storage duo
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Anesco has actually been awarded contracts by Foresight Group, in support of the JLEN and also FSFL funds, to build and maintain two power storage space centers in the UK with an incorporated capability of 100MW.

The first 50MW battery will certainly be found in Melksham, Wiltshire, adjacent to FSFL's existing Sandridge solar park.

The 2nd, just under 50MW, will go to West Gourdie, Dundee.

The two sites will certainly be completely functional by Autumn 2022.

All engineering, procurement and also building will certainly be taken care of by Anesco, with the firm after that supplying ongoing procedures as well as upkeep solutions for a first four-year period.

Anesco stated it safeguarded both contracts following an affordable tender process.

Anesco organization growth supervisor Sarah Webb claimed: "We're delighted to be working with Foresight on these 2 projects.

" Passion in our EPC and O&M capabilities for 3rd party possessions continues to be high.

" These two sites add to our expanding EPC pipe, consisting of 150MW of self-developed storage space properties we're readied to begin construction on soon."

Foresight has been targeting financial investments into battery storage space over the past 12-18 months, with JLEN acquiring the West Gourdie battery project in March this year, and JLEN and also FSFL consequently getting the Sandridge property in May, through a 50:50 equity co-investment.

Foresight partner Chris Tanner stated: "Foresight, in support of its handled funds, remains to see opportunities in the UK storage market.

" The business situation for such opportunities is supported by key fundamental motorists, greatly driven by raising levels of intermittent generation on the system.

" With the UK making lawfully binding commitments to achieve 'web absolutely no' by 2050, these patterns are only anticipated to raise over the long term.

" We delight in to have actually signed these contracts with Anesco, a firm we currently partner with in the solar industry, and also we expect interacting as Foresight continues to buy excellent quality battery storage projects."

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