Sungrow to Supply Solution for UK's Longest Duration BESS Project of 825 MWh

Mar 14, 2023 11:20 AM ET
  • Sungrow and also CES are working on a specific pipe of projects completing 825 MWh of capacity spread across five ready-to-build sites.
  • The CES platform is funding the construction of a pipe of BESS projects established by Pelagic Energy Developments.

Chinese inverter producer Sungrow Power Supply Co. has announced a deal to provide Constantine Energy Storage (CES) with its liquid-cooled BESS solution called 'Power Titan'. CES is a grid-scale battery energy storage platform.

Sungrow and CES are dealing with a details pipeline of projects completing 825 MWh of capacity spread throughout 5 ready-to-build sites. Construction has currently started at Ocker Hill, near Birmingham, as well as Capenhurst, near Chester, both of which will certainly be energised later this year and also are each 57MW/165 MWh representing the lengthiest duration grid scale BESS in the United Kingdom to date.

Sungrow said that the continuing to be projects will certainly be functional in 2024 and are still based on legal agreement.

The CES platform is funding the construction of a pipe of BESS projects established by Pelagic Energy Developments, a subsidiary of Constantine Group. CES will acquire these sites as soon as functional and run them long-lasting. The CES platform is majority-owned by institutional financiers Alberta Investment Management Corporation (AIMCo) as well as Railpen, in addition to Constantine Group.

Sungrow Senior Vice President James Wu claimed on the offer, "Constantine Energy Storage goes to the really center of enabling the energy change on these shores, and also we at Sungrow enjoy to assist them in creating a much better, cleaner future for everybody. We hope this agreement will certainly be a leader for other important sell the future."

Louis Burford, Operations Director, CES specified, "Energy storage is essential if we want to decarbonise our country's energy system. That's why Constantine Energy Storage is striving to build out a portfolio of battery energy storage systems across the country. This ground-breaking deal with Sungrow is considerable and also stands for an important turning point in our mission to sustain the UK's change to net zero."

Sungrow has actually supplied over 340 GW inverter mounted worldwide as of December 2022.

Constantine Energy Storage (CES) is a Surrey-headquartered platform to construct, very own as well as operate institutional grade BESS. Alberta Investment Management Corporation (AIMCo) and investment manager Railpen jointly own a 94% stake in CES which has plans to develop out a pipeline of projects in the UK. These projects are currently under growth by Constantine Group subsidiary Pelagic Energy Developments.

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