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Pivot eyeing EV partnerships as EDF deal bids to power battery storage pipeline

one month ago

French energy giant EDF Energy has bought UK electric vehicle charging and battery storage start-up Pivot Power as it continues its push into the renewables sector.

The move will allow state-owned EDF, which is already the biggest low carbon electricity producer in the UK, to push into the battery storage market.

Pivot Power is planning to install its batteries, which are directly connected to the high-voltage transmission sites, at more than 40 locations across the UK.

Each project will host a 50 megawatt battery and will support hundreds of rapid electric vehicle chargers, making it well suited to large retail sites, bus depots and park and rides.

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