The Stranoch 2 Wind Farm – Battery Energy Storage System is a 20,000kW energy storage project located in UK.

The project will be commissioned in 2023.

Description

The Stranoch 2 Wind Farm – Battery Energy Storage System is being developed by EDF Renewables . The project is owned by EDF Renewables (100%), a subsidiary of Electricite de France .

The key applications of the project are renewable energy integaration, electric energy time shift and grid support services.

Contractors involved

EDF Renewables is the owner. EDF Renewables is the developer.

Additional information

The battery storage facility would provide back-up power to National Grid for the benefit of providing stability to the electricity supply network and the integration of more renewable energy generation.

About EDF Renewables

EDF Renewables SA (EDF Renewables), a subsidiary of Electricite de France SA, develops, constructs, operates and maintains green electricity power plants in Europe and North America. The company produces electricity through various renewable energy sources such as wind, solar, hydro, and biomass. Its business activities include project development, production site construction, development and sale of structured assets, power generation, and operation and maintenance of energy generating facilities. The company develops, constructs and operates renewable energy plants not only for its own operation, but also for third parties. EDF Renewables has international presence with operations in the US, Mexico, Canada, Spain and other countries such as Europe, South Africa, and India. EDF Renewables is headquartered in Paris, France.

Methodology

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