Conrad Energy breaks ground on 200MW UK battery site
- Somerset project first phase of planned 1000MW roll-out in the county
Conrad Energy has actually held a groundbreaking ceremony at their 200MW UK battery storage site in Midsomer Norton, Somerset.
The battery storage space project marks a huge advance in the realisation of Bath as well as North East Somerset Council's net zero strategy.
Conrad Energy's primary advancement policeman claimed: "The role of battery storage in our future energy mix is significantly essential as we aim both as a nation as well as at the neighborhood degree to balance the fast development of renewable energy resources as we accelerate towards net-zero carbon emissions.
" The project fits with Conrad Energy's strategy to support the energy transition through owning and operating durable and flexible power generation and also storage space properties that provide crucial grid services especially sometimes of reduced wind manufacturing and when need is high.
" We will have 200MW of batteries operational by the end of this year and strategy to release 1000MW in the coming years to support our vision for Conrad Energy as a full-service power options carrier, supporting both the grid in addition to commercial and industrial customers."
Beginning on the project marks the beginning of a three-month program to create the site which will integrate Tesla Megapacks which will supply power comparable to the ordinary power needs of almost 14,000 residences for 2 hours as well as offering grid stability services to the National Grid as well as Western Power Distribution.
The scheme is expected to be completely operational in November 2022.