East Yorkshire land deal done for one of Europe’s largest battery storage sites

A land deal has been completed to pave the way for one of Europe’s largest battery storage facilities next to an East Yorkshire substation.Harmony Energy has agreed a deal with Keyland Developments for a five acre site by Creyke Beck substation at Cottingham. It is the location where 2.4GW of the 3.6GW of offshore wind capacity to be provided by the Dogger Bank zone will connect to the grid. Read more: Decarbonisation? Humber has it all mapped out on route to Net Zero Keyland is the property trading arm of Kelda Group, owner of Yorkshire Water. Knaresborough-based Harmony has secured planning consent for 100MW of battery storage. It will help balance the grid, through both lulls in generation and increases in electricity demand. When consented, Alex Thornton, director at Harmony Energy, said: “Battery energy storage is the key to unlocking the true potential of renewable energy and Creyke Beck is a hugely exciting project for us, not least because we will be connecting two of the UK’s largest batteries i …
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