The Pelham Battery Energy Storage System is a 49,990kW energy storage project located in Pehlam, England, UK.

The electro-chemical battery energy storage project uses lithium-ion as its storage technology. The project was announced in 2017 and was commissioned in 2018.


The Pelham Battery Energy Storage System was developed by Statera Energy. The project is owned by Statera Energy (100%).

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

Contractors involved

SMA Solar Technology and Statera Energy have delivered the battery energy storage project.

Additional information

The 26 Sunny Central Storage battery inverters supplied by SMA integrate a modern storage system with lithium-ion batteries in the utility grid to provide the grid operators with a range of grid management services. The project clinched a two-year Firm Frequency Response contract to provide services to National Grid and also has a 15-year Capacity Market contract.


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