VivoPower indicators battery innovation collaboration with Tottenham Hotspur FC

Feb 25, 2021 04:41 PM ET
  • VivoPower has been revealed as the official battery innovation partner for football club Tottenham Hotspur.
VivoPower indicators battery innovation collaboration with Tottenham Hotspur FC
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The "first-of-its-kind collaboration" will see the battery company testimonial Tottenham Hotspur's stadium and also training centre, enabling it to create storage services that will assist the club become a net absolutely no carbon service.

Presently, it is imagined that this will certainly include VivoPower providing a 3MW, huge, solid state battery at the arena in London to aid it stabilize its power supply.

At the club's training centre, a full-suite of sustainable power remedies (SES) will likely be turned out, the firm claimed, including roof photovoltaic panels, battery storage, custom-made microgrid controls and also electric infrastructure.

Donna-Maria Cullen, executive director at Tottenham Hotspur, said the club was "devoted to reducing the environmental influences of our tasks" as well as "constantly available to brand-new innovations and advancements to help accomplish this core aim".

" It is the first collaboration of its kind within the world of football and reveals the club's intent to minimize its carbon emissions. The work of business like VivoPower with companies like ours could be seen in years ahead as an essential part of limiting the influences of climate change."

Tottenham Hotspur was named the English Premier League's greenest club in January, as well as has actually currently signified its commitment to climate action through authorizing the UN Sports for Climate Action Framework and also starting the Count Us In motion.

Kevin Chin, executive chairman as well as CEO of VivoPower, said: "We are delighted to be collaborating with Tottenham Hotspur on what would be our first full suite SES deal, our very first bargain entailing framework properties and also our first SES deal in the UK. Tottenham not only has a great background and heritage as one of the world's pre-eminent football clubs, yet likewise tops the Sport Positive Rankings as the English Premier League's many sustainable club.

" Our offer includes all facets of our lasting power services which are available to all corporates aiming to decarbonise much more swiftly than their competitors. We wish to aid Tottenham by providing a complete SES result that makes it possible for the club to accelerate towards internet no carbon standing."

A number of other football clubs have actually authorized collaborations with storage business to increase their sustainability consisting of Manchester City, with power administration company Eaton introduced as the club's main home energy storage partner in the UK in 2017.

In 2018, fellow London-based club Arsenal mounted a 2MW/2.5 MWh Tesla system at its Emirates stadium, claiming the initial battery storage space system to be installed at a UK football club arena thanks to a collaboration with Pivot Power and also Downing LLP.

VivoPower will certainly hold the title of official battery innovation partner until completion of the 2021/22 season, and also has actually also obtained advertising and marketing legal rights as part of the setting.