Econergy gets 50MW/100MWh UK battery storage project

Jan 17, 2022 02:39 PM ET
  • Econergy Renewable Energy has actually kicked off a 800MW pipeline of UK storage with the acquisition of a 50MW/100MWh battery energy storage system (BESS).
Econergy gets 50MW/100MWh UK battery storage project
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This pipeline-- which is to have actually an anticipated 1,600 MWh capacity-- is to be established in two setups, as co-location projects along with a 900MW solar PV pipe and also as standalone grid-support storage projects.

Its expected the overall UK solar and also storage pipeline will be operational by 2025.

The very first project in this pipeline is the Swangate Energy Storage project, which Econergy has obtained completely from Yoo Energy. It is to be located in Yorkshire, with the BESS having obtained the necessary authorizations for advancement, including approval for grid link.

Building and construction work is to begin this quarter, with the industrial procedures date for the project expected to be early next year.

"This project will aid us to end up being a principal in the UK storage market as we aim to considerably broaden our portfolio of projects under advancement in the coming months," Eyal Podhorzer, Econergy's CEO said.

Previously this week, another BESS likewise to be situated in Yorkshire was introduced. Catalyst Capital has gotten the site in Yorkshire for the development of a 100MW battery facility, with preparing authorization having been given last year.

At the same time, the 99.9 MW Lakeside BESS - acquired by TagEnergy from RES late last year - is additionally to be located in Yorkshire.

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