Batteries deployed at Yorkshire hydropower schemes

Each lithium-ion battery unit has a capacity of more than 1,200kWh and will provide balancing services to National Grid

Yorkshire’s largest hydropower plant officially opened

The biggest ever hydropower plant to be built in Yorkshire has officially been opened. The 500kW Kirkthorpe scheme, four miles east of Wakefield, has a turbine with the capability of generating enough electricity to supply 800 homes. Barn Energy claims 88% of the contracts for the £5.3 million plant have been placed with British companies. […]