The Lower Road Battery Project- Battery Energy Storage System is a 10,000kW energy storage project located in Brentwood, Essex, England, UK.

The electro-chemical battery energy storage project uses lithium-ion as its storage technology. The project was announced in 2018 and was commissioned in 2020.


The Lower Road Battery Project- Battery Energy Storage System was developed by Origami Energy. The project is owned by Gore Street Energy Storage Fund (100%).

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

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Contractors involved

Gore Street Energy Storage Fund, NEC Energy Solutions and Origami Energy have delivered the battery energy storage project.

Additional information

Renewable energy expert and private equity investor, Gore Street Capital (GSC), is the investment adviser to Gore Street Energy Storage Fund. Origami Energy has also sold the rights to Gore Street Energy Storage Fund PLC build and operate the large battery project. The 10 MW Lower Road project will be a grid tied NEC GSS Grid Storage Solution that will provide front of the meter grid services. SSE Business Energy of UK utility SSE Plc (LON:SSE) is the licensed supplier and power off-taker for the battery.
100%Owned By Gore Street Storage Fund plc

Kirby Group Engineering required Ormazabal to supply a solution for the connection of this 10 MW battery storage source to the grid in the UK Power Networks region.

About Origami Energy

Origami Energy Ltd. (Origami Energy) is a developer of smart grid management technology. It is headquartered in Cambridge,the UK.


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.