The Richborough Battery Energy Storage System is a 100,000kW energy storage project located in Richborough, Kent, England, UK.

The project was announced in 2021 and will be commissioned in 2022.


The Richborough Battery Energy Storage System is being developed by Pacific Green Technologies and Tupa Energy.

Contractors involved

Pacific Green Technologies and Tupa Energy are the developers. Pacific Green Technologies is the technology provider for the project.

Additional information

Pacific Green has entered into an exclusive agreement to develop up to 1,100 MW of battery energy storage systems in the UK sourced by TUPA Energy Limited. As part of the TUPA agreement, the company has also acquired the rights to 100 MW of BESS in Kent, UK, and plans to conclude the remaining 1,000MW by 2023.

About Pacific Green Technologies

Pacific Green Technologies Inc (Pacific Green Technologies) is engaged in providing sustainable cleantech solutions that resolve issues and challenges faced with climate warming, green energy, and resource scarcity-related activities. The company is headquartered in Dover, Delaware, the US.

About Tupa Energy

Tupa Energy Ltd (Tupa Energy) specializes in developing utility-scale battery storage, solar generation and rapid EV charging infrastructure. Tupa Energy is headquartered in London, Greater London, the UK.


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