Zenobe Energy has announced plans for a “pioneering” 100MW battery storage project in north-west England, which it claims will be the largest of its kind in Europe once up and running next year. Situated in Capenhurst near Ellesmere Port, the battery system is sheduled to be operational from April 2022, providing the Merseyside area with a reliable reactive power source while at the same time supplying active power services, the energy storage start-up announced earlier this week.
Business Green 8th April 2021 read more »
Norwegian utility Statkraft has completed the construction of its second large-scale battery storage project in the Republic of Ireland. The 26MW Kelwin-2 installation is located in Tarbert, County Kerry, and will be used to respond instantly to the electrical frequency fluctuations that result from increasing amounts of intermittent power generation. Statkraft has entered a contract with grid operator EirGrid and has started providing reserves to the national electricity grid in the event of a sudden drop-off in supply.
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