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August 31, 2021

Pivot Power-Cowley – Battery Energy Storage System, UK

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The Pivot Power-Cowley – Battery Energy Storage System is a 50,000kW energy storage project located in Cowley, Oxford, England, UK. The rated storage capacity of the project is 50,000kWh.

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The electro-chemical battery energy storage project uses lithium-ion as its storage technology. The project was announced in 2019 and will be commissioned in 2021.

Description

The Pivot Power-Cowley – Battery Energy Storage System is being developed by Pivot Power. The project is owned by Pivot Power (100%), a subsidiary of EDF Renewables.

The key applications of the project are frequency response, electricity market trading, reactive power and electric vehicle charging services and grid support services.

Contractors involved

Pivot Power is the owner. Pivot Power is the developer. Wartsila is the technology provider for the project.

Additional information

The project is a part of Pivot Power’s programme to develop, own and operate up to 2 GW of grid-scale energy storage and high volume power connections which are directly connected to the UK high-voltage transmission system. Pivot Power is developing a world-first national network of grid-scale batteries and high-volume power connections to provide essential capacity for rapid electric vehicle (EV) charging. The first two projects at Cowley in Oxford and Kemsley in Kent. Wartsila will support the projects under 10-year service agreements with flexible performance guarantees.

Maintech Power will provide ongoing electrical maintenance services for two new 50MW battery storage facilities located in Kent and Oxford.

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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The market for battery energy storage is estimated to grow to $10.84bn in 2026. The fall in battery technology prices and the increasing need for grid stability are just two reasons GlobalData have predicted for this growth, with the integration of renewable power holding significant sway over the power market. Over the last decade, various new digital and smart technologies have been integrated, with countries aggressively promoting the modernization of grids, enhancing the grids’ capability to meet present and future requirements. As part of the effort, batteries are being deployed for a wide range of uses. A few such uses include aiding smart grids, integrating renewables, and creating responsive electricity markets. Read this report for expert insights into:
  • Market size and growth
  • Key drivers and restraints
  • Regional trends
  • The impact of the commodity price increase on the battery prices
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