The York Solar Farm – Battery Energy Storage System is a 27,000kW energy storage project located in York, North Yorkshire, England, UK.

The electro-chemical battery energy storage project uses lithium-ion as its storage technology. The project was commissioned in 2019.


The York Solar Farm – Battery Energy Storage System was developed by GRIDSERVE Sustainable Energy.

The key applications of the project are frequency regulation, grid balancing and reserve capacity.

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Contractors involved

GRIDSERVE Sustainable Energy and Samsung SDI have delivered the battery energy storage project.

Additional information

Warrington Borough Council has agreed to pay £62.34 million for two assets, York hybrid solar farm and 25.7 MWp solar farm at Hull. Warrington Borough Council will take ownership when they are operational. Investec Bank and Leapfrog Finance will fund construction of the two largest solar farms.

About GRIDSERVE Sustainable Energy

GRIDSERVE Sustainable Energy Ltd (GRIDSERVE) is a tech-enabled international sustainable energy business which develops, builds, owns and operates solar energy & battery storage hybrid solutions for critical power infrastructure. GRIDSERVE was headquartered in Buckinghamshire, England, the UK.


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.