Masdar obtains UK storage professional Arlington
- London company said UAE connect will develop an organization with 'huge potential' domestically and abroad
Abu Dhabi's Masdar has obtained UK battery energy storage system (BESS) programmer Arlington Energy.
The London firm has actually advanced a 170MW pipe of assets via to operation in the past two years.
Its procurement by UAE state-backed Masdar will certainly see the development, building, operational monitoring, and financing of BESS projects under one Masdar-Arlington platform.
Arlington Energy supervisor Matthew Clare claimed: "Partnering with Masdar enables us to increase our BESS rollout in the UK as well as will make us the leading platform for energy storage.
" With Arlington's experience and also competence in the procurement, building and also functional management of BESS, and Masdar's global capacities in renewable energy, incorporating forces is a natural progression.
" This collaboration produces an organization with huge potential, instantly capable of delivering at scale domestically, and in various other markets in the future, as even more nations sign up with the UAE as well as UK in setting net-zero targets."
Masdar president Mohamed Jameel Al Ramahi added: "By collaborating, we will be able to supply a more resistant as well as adaptable energy source, helping to accelerate the UK as well as other European nations' clean energy changes, and also sustaining our initiatives in increasing our offshore wind and also wider renewables portfolio."
The UAE business said it plans to enhance its investment in offshore wind as well as other renewables projects in new as well as present markets, consisting of the UK where it already has stakes in the London Array, Dudgeon as well as Hywind Scotland offshore wind schemes.