The Kelwin-2-Kerry Battery Energy Storage System is a 26,000kW energy storage project located in County Kerry, Kerry, Ireland.

The electro-chemical battery energy storage project uses lithium-ion as its storage technology. The project was commissioned in 2021.


The Kelwin-2-Kerry Battery Energy Storage System was developed by Statkraft.

The key application of the project is grid stabilization services.

Contractors involved

Statkraft has delivered the battery energy storage project.

Additional information

Jones Engineering Group managed the PSCS (Project Supervisor Construction Stage) role for the overall project and scope included integration of the battery system to the existing 110kV substation and grid connection and civil work

7 April,2021:-Statkraft has completed the construction of its second large-scale battery project in Ireland, a 26MW plant in County Kerry.

About Statkraft

Statkraft AS (Statkraft), a subsidiary of Statkraft SF, is a power utility which produces electricity and supplies district heating. It generates power from hydro, wind, gas, solar and bio-power sources. The company develops hydroelectric power plants in emerging markets outside Europe. Statkraft also plans, develops, constructs and operates energy facilities and conducts physical and financial energy trading in European energy exchanges. The company’s services include analysis and consulting services, and energy services, among others. It serves customers in Norway, Germany, the UK, Sweden, and other countries. Statkraft is headquartered in Oslo, Norway.


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