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August 31, 2021

Blackburn Meadows Biomass Power Station – Battery Energy Storage System, UK

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The Blackburn Meadows Biomass Power Station – Battery Energy Storage System is a 10,000kW energy storage project located in Sheffield, England, UK.

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The electro-chemical battery energy storage project uses lithium-ion as its storage technology. The project was announced in 2016 and was commissioned in 2017.

Description

The Blackburn Meadows Biomass Power Station – Battery Energy Storage System was developed by E.ON UK. The project is owned by E.ON UK (100%), a subsidiary of E.ON.

The key applications of the project are stabilize the distribution grid and control of electric power supply and demand balance.

Contractors involved

E.ON UK and Nidec ASI have delivered the battery energy storage project.

Additional information

The project was one of eight to be awarded a contract by UK transmission system operator National Grid, which will use the batteries to help balance supply and demand. Italian outfit Nidec ASI has been contracted by Eon to supply power conversion technology to the project.

About E.ON UK

E.ON UK Plc (E.ON UK), a subsidiary of E.ON SE, is an integrated energy company that generates, distributes and sells electricity; explores and develops gas reserves; sells gas; and provides other energy related products and services. It generates electricity using various fuel sources such as coal, gas, oil, biomass and wind. The company also offers other energy related services such as home energy solutions, gas storage, energy trading and support services. It supplies electricity and gas to wholesale, residential, commercial and industrial customers in domestic and non-domestic markets. E.ON UK is headquartered at Coventry, the UK.

Methodology

All publicly-announced energy storage projects included in this analysis are drawn from GlobalData’s Power IC. The information regarding the projects are sourced through secondary information sources such as country specific power players, company news and reports, statistical organisations, regulatory body, government planning reports and their publications and is further validated through primary from various stakeholders such as power utility companies, consultants, energy associations of respective countries, government bodies and professionals from leading players in the power sector.

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The market for battery energy storage is estimated to grow to $10.84bn in 2026. The fall in battery technology prices and the increasing need for grid stability are just two reasons GlobalData have predicted for this growth, with the integration of renewable power holding significant sway over the power market. Over the last decade, various new digital and smart technologies have been integrated, with countries aggressively promoting the modernization of grids, enhancing the grids’ capability to meet present and future requirements. As part of the effort, batteries are being deployed for a wide range of uses. A few such uses include aiding smart grids, integrating renewables, and creating responsive electricity markets. Read this report for expert insights into:
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  • Key drivers and restraints
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