A battery storage facility claimed to be the largest in the UK has been completed.

It has a total capacity of 49.9MW and is located at Stocking Pelham near the town of Bishop’s Stortford, according to developer BSR EPC.

Server hallway in the sky

The facility, which consists of 27 inverters and 150,000 lithium-ion battery cells, is connected to a nearby 400kV substation via a 132kV grid connection.

It has been built for Statera Energy and uses SMA Sunbelt Energy’s E-house design, which houses batteries and other equipment in custom-built prefabricated buildings.

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