OCU Energy Secures SSE Renewables Battery Project

Mar 8, 2024 08:43 PM ET
  • OCU Energy chosen for 150MW battery storage project at Fiddler's Ferry, supporting UK's net zero goals with innovative energy solutions.

OCU Energy has been chosen as the principal contractor and supplier for a 150MW battery storage project in Warrington by SSE Renewables. The project, located at the site of the former Fiddler's Ferry coal-fired power station, will use lithium-ion batteries supplied by Fluence. Construction is set to begin in the coming weeks after SSE Renewables made a final investment decision in December 2023.

Director of solar & battery at SSE Renewables, Richard Cave-Bigley, highlighted the importance of battery storage systems like Fiddler's Ferry in the UK's transition to net zero. OCU Energy's chief operating officer, Vince Bowler, expressed pride in delivering the contract and contributing to energy storage in the northwest. Fluence Energy UK managing director, Brian Perusse, emphasized the company's commitment to delivering safe and reliable energy storage systems for the project.

The project at Fiddler's Ferry represents a significant step towards the UK's goal of achieving net zero emissions. The collaboration between SSE Renewables, OCU Energy, and Fluence demonstrates a commitment to advancing the energy transition and providing valuable energy storage solutions regionally and nationally. The construction of the 150MW battery storage project is expected to progress in the coming months, contributing to the UK's efforts to reduce carbon emissions and transition to a more sustainable energy system.

What role will OCU Energy play in the 150MW battery storage project in Warrington?

  • OCU Energy will serve as the principal contractor and supplier for the 150MW battery storage project in Warrington.
  • The project will be located at the site of the former Fiddler's Ferry coal-fired power station.
  • OCU Energy will be responsible for overseeing the construction of the project, which is set to begin in the coming weeks.
  • The lithium-ion batteries for the project will be supplied by Fluence.
  • The collaboration between SSE Renewables, OCU Energy, and Fluence demonstrates a commitment to advancing the energy transition in the UK.
  • The project at Fiddler's Ferry is a significant step towards the UK's goal of achieving net zero emissions.
  • OCU Energy's involvement in the project highlights their contribution to energy storage in the northwest region.
  • The construction of the 150MW battery storage project will contribute to the UK's efforts to reduce carbon emissions and transition to a more sustainable energy system.
Source:
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