Zenobe reveals Scotland's initial transmission-connected battery storage project

May 31, 2021 03:38 PM ET
  • Zenobe is developing Scotland's first transmission-connected battery storage project, it has introduced.
Zenobe reveals Scotland's initial transmission-connected battery storage project
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The 50MW project in Wishaw, North Lanarkshire will certainly assist relieve grid restraints, secure the system and allow greater renewable energy growth. By handling restraints on the system, 640GWh more eco-friendly generation will have the ability to travel from north to southern over the following 15 years thanks to the site.

It is anticipated to be operational by the end of 2022 as the battery proprietor as well as driver has currently received the rights to the site, which is to be one of the greatest in Scotland in addition to the initial developed to straight relieve constraints.

James Basden, co-founder as well as director of Zenobe, stated the company was "exceptionally thrilled to be introducing this pioneering project".

" With several of the globe's most ambitious climate adjustment targets, and COP26 happening in Glasgow this November, all eyes get on Scotland, and also this is specifically the sort of advancement needed to help the country end up being a globe leader in renewable resource manufacturing."

Scotland is functioning in the direction of internet zero by 2045, as well as has already moved forwards substantially, with 97% of electricity demand in 2020 fulfilled by renewables.

Zenobe has actually c. 170MW of contracted storage space properties in the UK, along with its work in the EV bus markets as well as its own proprietary software program.

The news of the growth of the Wishaw battery follows the business introducing plans for a 100MW project in Capenhurst, Chester, which it said is readied to be Europe's biggest grid-connected battery in April.