Engie buys 50-MW battery storage space project in Scotland

Nov 7, 2022 12:39 PM ET
  • French energy company Engie SA (EPA: ENGI) has seized a 50-MW battery energy storage space project in Scotland's South Lanarkshire, the vendors introduced on Thursday.
Engie buys 50-MW battery storage space project in Scotland
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The specific project was marketed by a triad of clean energy designers, particularly Scotland-based Intelligent Land Investments Group (ILI Group) and also its joint venture companions Abbey Group and Yoo Energy. Plans for the advancement were gotten rid of by the South Lanarkshire Council intending committee in August.

The recommended battery center will be found at Cathkin near East Kilbride, southern Scotland. Information regarding the project's construction timetable and also anticipated appointing were not available.

"This is the 8th battery storage project we have actually given market over the last 2 years taking the total amount to 400 MW now completely moneyed," stated Mark Wilson, CEO of ILI Group. The Scottish firm is working with a 4-GW portfolio in your home, including 2.5 GW of pumped storage space hydro and also 1.5 GW of battery storage.

For Engie, the acquisition becomes part of the group's strategy to increase its fleet of flexible generation capacity in the UK, claimed Aidan Connolly, Engie's Head of Battery Storage Space UK.


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