Brits take in energy use with capacity of 10MWh




In the UK on Monday reportedly opened the largest energy storage in Europe. The capacity of the plant is 10MWh, significantly more than any other big power plant that opened earlier this year in Germany.

The battery of the Woodman Close plant in the UK was placed Leighton Buzzard Monday open for a trial period of two years. The store covers an overall area of ​​three tennis courts and the building is 760 square meters.

The plant can be saved enough energy according to the BBC to provide 6,000 homes and a half hours of energy during peak load. Additionally Woodman can close during off-peak hours and average 1,100 homes provide all-day power, writes the broadcaster.

The store wants the British UK Power Networks mainly peak load reduction. This is a big problem to be in companies that require more power by an increasing number of electrical appliances. Under UK Power Networks can the benefits of energy storage in the UK in 2040 600 million pound amounts, provided batteries come in the country.

To our knowledge the plant in the UK in terms of capacity, the largest in Europe. In September this year opened a German energy storage with a capacity of 5MWh. It beat the Germans temporary surplus green power, which comes from wind turbines and solar panels.


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