RES, a world leader in energy storage integration, has been awarded an EPC and long-term services contract for a 25MW energy storage project owned by Enel S.p.A in Tynemouth, near Newcastle. RES will engineer, procure and construct a RESolve® Energy Storage System using its UK based engineering and construction teams, and operate the project from its 24-hour control centre in Glasgow.
The Tynemouth project was developed by Element Power and is now owned by Enel S.p.A. It successfully participated in National Grid’s competitive tender for Enhanced Frequency Response (EFR) in 2016.Enel S.p.A will benefit from a long-term performance guarantee on the whole system, provided by RES.
RES’ RESolve product is the leading battery energy storage system in the UK, proven in 10 modes of operation with the ability to be customised to meet the needs of any client. Its value is bolstered by RES’ experience in delivering the system for industry leading clients across the globe.
John Prendergast – Head of Energy Storage Business Development commented; “RES is delighted to be working with Enel S.p.A to deliver the Tynemouth project. This is an exciting time for us as we expand the number of storage clients across the UK and internationally.
“This is RES’ fourth significant energy storage contract in the UK and it underlines the position of RES as a reliable, economic and safe choice for energy storage customers in the UK.
With the signing of the Tynemouth project, RES’ energy storage portfolio now exceeds 80MW in the UK and 200MW globally. RES expects to start construction on the project in the summer 2017 with full commissioning of the project due in early 2018.
RES offers integrated solutions to centralised and distributed energy markets applying renewable energy, energy storage, and transmission technologies. We have developed and/or built over 12 GW of renewable energy and energy storage capacity worldwide, constructed more than 1,000 miles of transmission lines, and manage a portfolio of assets exceeding 2 GW.