The Gore Street Energy-Port of Tilbury – Battery Energy Storage System is a 9,000kW energy storage project located in London, England, 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.

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The Gore Street Energy-Port of Tilbury – Battery Energy Storage System is owned by Gore Street Energy Storage Fund (100%).

The key applications of the project are frequency regulation and grid support services.

Contractors involved

Gore Street Energy Storage Fund is the owner. NEC Energy Solutions is the technology provider for the project.

Nippon Koei is the EPC contractor for the project.

Additional information

Renewable energy expert and private equity investor, Gore Street Capital (GSC), is the investment adviser to Gore Street Energy Storage Fund. Gore Street Energy Storage Fund will oversee the construction of the asset which is expected to commence in October and be operational in Q2 2019. Origami Energy has also sold the rights to Gore Street Energy Storage Fund PLC build and operate the large battery project. The Port of Tilbury is the largest multipurpose deep-water port on the River Thames and at 9 MW, the NEC, GSS Grid Storage Solution will be the largest behind-the-meter battery storage system in the UK.
100% owned by Gore Street.


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