Swindon Council has been given the green light from its planning department to build a 50MW/50MWh battery storage scheme.
The scheme, on council owned ground, will be one of the UK’s largest standalone batteries if developed to the maximum permitted capacity.
Council-owned Public Power Solutions is now seeking developers to take on funding and construction of the project. It touts the site’s grid connection at a nearby substation as “very low cost”.
“The grid connection cost is very competitive, so this is a good opportunity for a developer looking for front of the meter battery storage opportunities that will enable them to generate an income in a variety of different ways, said Public Power Solutions’ Steve Cains.Read the full story