The Sheirdrim Renewable Energy Hybrid Project – Battery Energy Storage System is a 38,000kW energy storage project located in Argyll and Bute, Scotland, UK.

The project was announced in 2019 and will be commissioned in 2021.


The Sheirdrim Renewable Energy Hybrid Project – Battery Energy Storage System is being developed by ScottishPower Renewables (UK). The project is owned by ScottishPower Renewables (UK) (100%), a subsidiary of Iberdrola.

The key applications of the project are balance of energy, demand response and grid supportive services.

Contractors involved

ScottishPower Renewables (UK) is the owner. ScottishPower Renewables (UK) is the developer.

Additional information

The Renewable Energy Project project consists of 114 MW wind farm and around 20 MW of ground mounted solar arrays producing a combined output of around 134 MW or 360 to 380 GWh of electricity annually. Around 38 MW of battery storage would also be installed to store energy and so provide flexible balance of energy and the delivery of the full potential of renewable energy to meet the demands of the national grid.

About ScottishPower Renewables (UK)

ScottishPower Renewables (UK) Limited (ScottishPower Renewables), is a subsidiary of Scottish Power Limited. ScottishPower Renewables is engaged in producing renewable wind energy through onshore and offshore wind farms. The company conducts a detailed environmental study in a proposed site before building any farms in order to eliminate viable potential threats to the project. Taking in account stake holders and locals consent the project is carried forward. It even serves the people of local communities while the project is taking shape and encourages local companies to serve the project with what they can. The company serves markets of French and german with its offshore wind and Scotland, England, Wales, Northern Ireland and Republic of Ireland with its onshore wind. ScottishPower Renewables is headquartered in Glasgow, United Kingdom.


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