The Breach Farm Battery Energy Storage System is a 10,000kW energy storage project located in Derbyshire, England, UK.
The electro-chemical battery energy storage project uses lithium-ion as its storage technology. The project was announced in 2017 and was commissioned in 2018.
The Breach Farm Battery Energy Storage System was developed by Anesco and Green Hedge Group. The project is owned by Green Hedge Group (100%).
The key applications of the project are frequency regulation, ramping and renewables capacity firming.
Anesco and Green Hedge Group have delivered the battery energy storage project.
The project is funded by Zouk Capital with £30 million (US$38.84 million). The project is a part of 40 MW energy storage scheme (sui generis – ‘standalone’) to provide back up electricity services to the grid for a period of 25 years from the date of commission.
Anesco Ltd (Anesco) is an alternative energy company that offers renewable energy products and services. The company offers products such as ground mount solar panels, rooftop solar panels, subsidy free solar products, energy storage equipment, commercial and utility scale energy storage equipment, LED lighting, biomass, and airsource heat pumps. It also provides ground source heat pumps, combined heat and power pumps, among others. Anesco offers services such as operations and maintenance, power purchase agreements, energy company obligation, minimum energy efficiency, standard energy audits, and residential renewable energy services, among others. The company has operations in Reading and London, the UK. Anesco is headquartered in Reading, the UK.
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