Europe’s largest energy storage project successfully connects to the grid

Two years after a devastating blackout struck the United Kingdom, Europe’s largest energy storage project – the 100MW/100 MWh Minety plant – has been successfully grid-connected.

The plant is designed for maximizing renewable energy assets and providing grid stability using Sungrow’s 1500V energy storage system solutions. Sungrow provided NCM and LFP battery energy storage systems, which the company says minimized the plant footprint and reduced system cost by 5%.

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“We are proud of being part of this landmark project, offering solutions with extreme efficiency and safety while in compliance with the stringent UK grid codes,” James Wu, Sungrow vice president, said in a statement.

The plant meets the UK’s dynamic containment frequency regulation by responding to power instruction from the grid within 1 second.

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