JLEN powers up 50MW Scottish battery

Jun 1, 2023 10:21 AM ET
  • West Gourdie BESS will offer essential balancing support to the GB power grid network
JLEN powers up 50MW Scottish battery

JLEN Environmental Assets Group has actually begun commercial operations at its West Gourdie 50MW battery energy storage system (BESS).

Located in Dundee, Scotland, the grid battery will give important balancing support to the GB electrical power network, minimizing system imbalance and also volatility.

The construction of the project was undertaken by EPC Contractor Anesco, with monitoring oversight from the Foresight Group construction team as well as DNV-GL, the assigned owners engineer.

The BESS will be run by Flexitricity with Environment-friendly Nation set to offer asset management services, while Anesco will supply operations and also maintenance services

Financial investment supervisor for JLEN Chris Tanner stated: "Seeing JLEN's very first battery storage investment end up being operational is a significant turning point for the business.

" Battery power storage space projects play a vital function ahead of time the decarbonisation agenda by reducing system imbalance, boosting the grid's ability to harness a higher level of intermittent renewables.

" Investments such as these give eye-catching returns over time, we are therefore delighted to have actually supplied JLEN capitalists with exposure to this amazing asset class as well as eagerly anticipate progressing our various other battery storage assets to commercial procedures, in order to create more capital growth for our investors."

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