Energy storage firm Anesco targets 380MW capacity by 2020

It has so far installed 76 battery units providing a total capacity of 87MW

Register now!

By Priyanka Shrestha

UK firm Anesco plans to add 380MW of battery storage capacity by 2020.

It currently has 29 operational sites, which consists of 76 battery units providing a total capacity of 87MW.

The company said several projects are currently under construction, including a 50MW installation in Hampshire, which is due to be completed this year.

It opened the UK’s first subsidy-free solar farm in September last year.

Executive Chairman Steve Shine said: “We have long recognised the potential and importance of battery storage for the UK’s energy mix and have invested heavily in making sure it is a commercially viable option for investors and commercial organisations alike.”