UK Power Reserve (UKPR) has joined with storage technology provider Fluence to build the first phase of its 120MW battery storage portfolio.
UKPR has Capacity Market contracts for 120MW of battery storage and is starting construction on the first 60MW. Fluence will provide three 20MW battery energy storage systems at sites in the Midlands and North West using its Advancion energy storage technology platform. All three sites are expected to be operational during winter 2018/19.
UK Power Reserve was recently acquired by Sembcorp Industries. Fluence is a partnership between Siemens and AES .