RES safeguards O&M contract for 100MW Minety battery storage space site

Aug 4, 2021 06:30 PM ET
  • RES has won a tender to provide O&M services for China Huaneng Group's Minety battery storage space project, which started trading last month.
RES safeguards O&M contract for 100MW Minety battery storage space site
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Admired as the biggest battery storage growth in Europe to date, the project includes 2 50MW batteries developed by Penso Power as well as moneyed by China Huaneng Group as well as CNIC Corporation.

It recently safeguarded planning authorization to extend the project by an additional 50MW.

Minety is to be supported by RES' service technicians, who will certainly supervise the preventative maintenance and also keep an eye on the project 24/7/365 from the firm's worldwide Control Centre.

"RES have shown their expertise as well as experience of running battery storage space projects and we're anticipating optimising the value of this project with our new companions," Jingyu Guo, supervisor of the Minety project from China Huaneng Group, said.

RES presently runs in ten nations throughout the globe, having actually provided over 21GW of renewable energy projects in its 39-year background.

In early 2020, Shell Energy Europe authorized a multiyear offtake arrangement for the Minety site, located 12 miles away from Swindon, with its subsidiary Limejump optimising the battery energy storage space system, trading power from Minety into a variety of services including National Grid ESO's Dynamic Control.