Renewable Connections secures Fife battery permit

Jun 8, 2023 12:47 PM ET
  • Balbougie site will enter building and construction in 2024 as well as connect to Inverkeithing Grid Supply Point
Renewable Connections secures Fife battery permit

Renewable Connections, a UK solar and storage programmer, has actually won preparing authorization for its Balbougie Battery Energy Storage System (BESS) in Fife, Scotland.

The BESS project and its linked cable course and infrastructure were approved by Fife Council's Planning Committee on 7 June.

The advancement has an optimum import capacity of 42MW and will be improved land at South Pargillis, Clockluine Road, Hillend, Dunfermline.

It will connect right into the Inverkeithing Grid Supply Point and also construction of the site is prepared for to commence in 2024

The Council's intending police officer recommended the system for approval and was unanimously backed by committee members.

Development supervisor at Renewable Connections John Leith stated: "Fife Council is leading by example on the path to net no. Along with declaring a Climate Emergency situation in 2019 the council has actually been positive in releasing its very own Climate Fife Action strategy to sustain the location's climate-friendly and carbon neutral aspirations."

He included: "Projects like Balbougie BESS are essential to assisting accomplish these aims. Battery storage has a key role to play in making sure homes and organizations can be powered by renewable resource sources, even when the sun isn't shining or when the wind isn't blowing.

" The system will certainly help balance supply as well as need across the National Grid, with the ability to store and also launch power for 10s of thousands of homes, as well as displacing a significant quantity of CO2 from fossil fuel resources annually of operation."

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