Europe’s largest energy storage project, the 100MW/100MWh Minety plant, powered by Sungrow’s 1500V energy storage system solution, has been successfully grid-connected.
The UK experienced the most debilitating blackout in nearly a decade in August 2019, exposing a serious lack of frequency regulation in the national grid. The Minety project, which began at the end of 2019, significantly mitigates this problem.
Sungrow supplied both NCM and LFP battery energy storage system solutions, featuring high integration and minimizing carbon footprint, reducing the duration of commissioning and significantly cutting system costs by 5%. The solution satisfies the latest UK frequency regulation requirements, known as dynamic containment, requesting the plant to respond to power instruction from the grid within 1 second, making the project one of only 30% of the UK’s storage plants to be equipped with this function.
“We are proud of being part of this landmark project, offering solutions with extreme levels of efficiency and safety while remaining compliant with the stringent UK grid codes,” commented James Wu, Sungrow’s Vice President.