UK port hosts behind-the-meter battery project

One of the UK’s largest behind-the-meter battery energy storage projects has gone live at London’s main shipping port.

The 9 MW battery project utilizes NEC batteries and is owned by Gore Street Energy Storage Fund, London’s first listed energy storage fund investing in income-producing assets in the UK and internationally.

It will be managed using a platform from UK energy technology provider Origami to generate value across diverse income sources including Triad revenues, firm frequency response and a capacity market contract.

Origami chief executive Peter Bance said today: “We are pleased to support Gore Street Energy Storage Fund in bringing one of the UK’s largest behind the meter battery projects through to operationalisation on the Origami platform.

“Batteries are highly flexible assets and offer access to a wide range of income opportunities and generating optimal revenue requires intelligent technology. We look forward to working with Gore Street on future energy storage projects, linking their energy storage assets to energy markets through the Origami platform.”

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Kelvin Ross is Editor-in-Chief of Enlit Europe and Power Engineering International. A journalist for more than 30 years, he has worked on regional, national and international newspapers, as well as trade magazines serving sectors including insurance, shipping, health and financial markets. He has covered the energy sector for more than 10 years. He helped establish Energy Live News in the UK before joining PEi and he has been ranked among the top 100 global influencers on Twitter for 'renewable energy' and 'smart grid' topics.

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