The Highview Power-North of England – Cryogenic Energy Storage System is a 50,000kW energy storage project located in England, UK. The rated storage capacity of the project is 250,000kWh.

The electro-mechanical energy storage project uses compressed air storage as its storage technology. The project was announced in 2019 and will be commissioned in 2023.


The Highview Power-North of England – Cryogenic Energy Storage System is being developed by Highview Power.

The key applications of the project are renewable energy integaration, frequency regulation and grid support services.

Contractors involved

Highview Power is the developer. Highview Power is the technology provider for the project.

Highview Power is the system integrator.

Additional information

Highview Power has announced plans to construct the UK’s first commercial cryogenic energy storage facility (also referred to as liquid air) at large scale, which will be located at a decommissioned thermal power station in North of England. In addition to supplying energy storage, Highview Power’s facility will also provide valuable services to the National Grid to help integrate renewables, stabilise the electrical grid, and ensure future energy security. Other services the facility could deliver include market arbitrage, frequency management, reserve, and grid constraint management services.

About Highview Power

Highview Power Inc (Highview Power) a renewable energy which focuses on long duration energy storage to balance the grid and strengthen our power networks. Highview Power is headquartered in London, England, the UK.


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