Giant battery comes online at Sheffield biomass plant

  The installation and grid connection of a 10MW battery at a biomass plant near Sheffield has been completed. The lithium-ion battery is housed in four 40ft long shipping containers at the Blackburn Meadows biomass plant. It holds the same amount of energy as 500,000 mobile phone batteries. E.ON’s project was successful in National Grid’s […]

£120m Sheffield biomass plant produces first power

E.ON’s £120 million biomass facility in Sheffield has produced its first power, the energy firm announced. Blackburn Meadows is the Big Six power supplier’s third biomass plant in the UK and has a total capacity of 30MW. It can provide enough energy to power around 40,000 homes and is expected to cut 80,000 tonnes of […]