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August 31, 2021

Gorman Battery Energy Storage System, Ireland

By Carmen

The Gorman Battery Energy Storage System is a 50,000kW energy storage project located in Meath, Ireland.

The project was announced in 2019 and will be commissioned in 2021.

Description

The Gorman Battery Energy Storage System is being developed by Scottish Power.

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

Contractors involved

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Scottish Power is the developer of Gorman Battery Energy Storage System.

Additional information

The project is a part of Eirgrid’s 110 MW energy storage auction. Eirgrid Group has selected three large scale storage projects, with a combined capacity of 110 MW, in the first auction held under the DS3 program.

About Scottish Power

Scottish Power Ltd (Scottish Power), a subsidiary of Iberdrola SA, is an electric utility company which generates, transmits, and distributes electricity, supplies gas and provides energy management services. The company produces electricity from gas, hydro, and on-shore and off-shore wind electricity generation assets. Scottish Power also operates gas storage facilities. It purchases gas and emissions allowances for the generation of electricity, electricity and gas for onward sale to customers, and optimizes gas storage. The company originates, develops, constructs, and operates renewable energy assets across the UK, and Ireland. Scottish Power is headquartered in Glasgow, Scotland, 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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