Swindon Council plans giant battery storage facility

Swindon Borough Council has unveiled plans for one of the UK’s largest battery storage facilities. Its wholly-owned company Public Power Solutions (PPS) has submitted a planning application for the 50MW project, to be built at the former Mannington Depot. The batteries will be housed in containers with a 30-year lifespan and will be connected to […]

Swindon’s solar farm to power rubbish centre

Swindon Borough Council expects to generate an additional income of around £200,000 a year, thanks to a new circular economy project. A new solar power plant that is currently under construction is to power the household waste recycling centre in Swindon. Public Power Solutions (PPS), owned by the council, is developing the 2.5MW project on […]