Black & Veatch to support UK solar and battery programmer

Nov 28, 2022 05:11 PM ET
  • The new agreement will see the firm work alongside Amberside Energy on 2GW pipe
Black & Veatch to support UK solar and battery programmer
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Black & Veatch has actually been awarded a lead role in the growth of a preliminary 2GW of solar as well as battery storage by UK-based developer Amberside Energy.

Black & Veatch will certainly deliver technical advisory as well as assistance solutions for Amberside's Solar & Storage Portfolio Framework Agreement.

The framework covers standalone solar PV, standalone battery, as well as co-located solar PV and battery sites throughout Great Britain.

Along with planning and layout of solar as well as battery storage systems Black & Veatch will certainly prepare and create the electricity distribution as well as transmission assets; in addition to handling user interfaces with National Grid and also distribution network operators.

Black & Veatch's function also incorporates developing independent energy manufacturing estimates for each site, with projects expected to range in capacity from 20MW to 100MW.

" These projects include vital force to the grid in tough times. As both a developer and also asset optimiser, Amberside Energy's cutting-edge as well as forward-thinking approach to this significant solar as well as storage portfolio comes with a pivotal time," said Black & Veatch Associate Vice-president & UK Director Robbie Gibson.

Marc Scambler, CEO of Amberside Energy, stated: "We picked Black & Veatch due to their international experience, diligent technique as well as alignment with our drive for design excellence in everything we do. This portfolio becomes part of our collection of plans, all picked to support the UK in accomplishing its decarbonisation targets."

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