Ecotricity has revealed plans to install its first energy storage project, near its head office in Stroud. The battery system will be capable of a peak output of around 2.5MW and will be located at the renewable energy supplier’s Wallbridge building, after Stroud District Council recently approved the site for change of use. It will charge up during off-peak hours and deliver energy back to the grid when it is needed the most. “We’ve been looking at energy storage for some time now, waiting for the technology to make it possible,” said company founder, Dale Vince. “And we’re excited that we’re now at that point.
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