ABB to supply battery storage for UK wind farm

ABB has won an order to provide battery storage technology for an offshore wind farm in the UK. It will deliver a 2MW battery storage system to support the integration and transmission of power from the Burbo Bank wind farm near Liverpool. DONG Energy’s 90MW facility has been in operation since 2007 and is capable […]

DONG to install battery storage at offshore wind farm

DONG Energy is to launch a battery solution at its Burbo Bank offshore wind farm. The 2MW storage system will provide frequency response to the 90MW clean energy facility, which will help stabilise and maintain the operability of the grid by injecting varying levels of power. The frequency on the grid must remain close to 50Hz […]

UK okays Burbo Bank wind farm extension

Plans to extend the Burbo Bank offshore wind farm in the Liverpool Bay of northwest England has been granted development consent. DONG Energy’s extension project will include up to 69 turbines and have an estimated generating capacity of around 250MW. That’s enough electricity to power 170,000 UK homes. It will be located adjacent to the […]

ABB wins $30m order to support UK wind farm

Engineering giant ABB has won an order worth $30 million (£18m) to supply a high-voltage export cable system for an offshore wind farm in the UK. It will design and commission the 25-kilometre submarine cable and related offshore substation cable that will transmit power from DONG Energy’s Burbo Bank Extension wind farm. The extension will […]

Liverpool ready to reap windpower rewards

Liverpool is ready and able to become the UK west coast’s major wind power hub. A report by global consulting engineers Arup published yesterday reveals that port, manufacturing, warehousing and distribution assets are already in place to generate growth in renewable energy. Merseyside is in particular targeting Rounds 2 and 3 of the Irish Sea […]