SSE has purchased the project development rights for its first 50MW battery storage asset on a consented site in Wiltshire, from Harmony Energy Limited.
SSE plans to bring the project to financial close and construct the battery storage facility at Salisbury over the next 18 months. The project will help deliver essential balancing services to the energy system.
SSE’s distributed energy division has a team of developers, engineers, and energy service professionals actively growing its battery storage pipeline.
Harmony Energy Limited is a developer of utility-scale battery energy storage projects. It has developed two projects in the UK, with a pipeline of over 600MW of project rights.
SSE Energy Solutions distributed energy team aims to play a major part in the emerging flexible energy system and provides key services to enable users to benefit from new ways to optimise and manage their low carbon energy use. It does this by adopting a ‘whole system approach’ through investing in, building and connecting localised, flexible energy assets to accelerate the path to net zero and create a more resilient energy system for the long-term.
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