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UK energy storage gets massive boost

Energy storage projects totaling approximately 7 GW are currently underway, show new figures from Renewable UK.

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In 2012, energy storage facilities in the UK amounted to merely 2 MW. Six years later, the figure shows explosive growth. According to interest group Renewable UK, energy storage projects involving batteries at a total capacity of 6.87 GW are underway, reports both Renews and Recharge.

These media write that the projects' average capacity has grown from 10 MW in 2016 to 27 MW at present, and the interest group's data also shows that more than 300 British companies operate in energy storage today.

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