Massive battery project welcomed by Climate Change Minister

Energy and Climate Change Minister, Amber Rudd has welcomed the start of a new giant battery energy storage system. Dubbed a “Smarter Network Storage facility” the massive battery will be trialled for two years by UK Power Networks in Leighton Buzzard. It has the capacity to power around 6,000 homes for an hour and a […]

Ofgem gives £13.2m to energy storage project

Energy watchdog Ofgem has awarded a fund worth £13.2 million to a four-year long energy storage project. The cash from the regulator’s Low Carbon Networks (LCN) Fund will help the UK Power Networks trial the 6MW electrical storage on the grid while looking at ways to do this at a decent price. The storage device will […]