InterGen has gained planning consent for the UK’s largest battery storage project, which will be built at DP Word London Gateway on the Thames Estuary in Essex. The £200 million project will add at least 320MW/640MWh of capacity, with the possibility of further expanding to 1.3GWh. This would put it at ten times the size of the largest battery operation currently in the UK according to the company.
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ScottishPower Energy Networks (SPEN) has installed more than 100 homes with battery storage as part of the Warmworks Scotland project. The Tesla Powerwall batteries were installed for free in social housing across Dumfries and Galloway, where Warmworks has partnered with the council to help reduce energy costs. According to SPEN, the homes have been able to save up to 70% of their energy bills each month since the project kicked off at the end of 2019.
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