The Drumcross Energy Storage Facility is a 30,000kW energy storage project located in Bathgate, West Lothian, Scotland, UK.

The electro-chemical battery energy storage project uses lithium-ion as its storage technology. The project was announced in 2018 and will be commissioned in 2021.

Description

The Drumcross Energy Storage Facility is owned by Muirhall Energy (100%).

The key application of the project is grid support services.

Contractors involved

Muirhall Energy is the owner of Drumcross Energy Storage Facility.

Additional information

Muirhall energy have received planning consent for their 30MW Drumcross Energy Storage Facility, near Bathgate in central Scotland. The Drumcross Facility will comprise up to 16 containers and be capable of providing 30MW of energy to the grid.

Methodology

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