Cambridge Power has secured planning permission for a 60MW battery energy storage system (BESS) project in Yorkshire, England. Planning approval was granted by Leeds City Council under delegated powers. The Redcote Lane project is the developer’s tenth consecutive BESS project to secure planning permission in two years.
The facility will be situated on a brownfield site adjacent to a major substation and supports the developer’s ESG strategy of seeking to revive former under-utilised industrial sites for sustainable, long-term energy infrastructure development. Once operational, it will provide reliable and sustainable energy storage capabilities to meet the growing demands of the region and support the transition to a low-carbon energy network. The project has also secured approval from Northern Power Grid (NPG) for a connection in Autumn 2024. “We are thrilled to celebrate this significant milestone for Cambridge Power with the approval of our tenth consecutive planning success in two years,” said Cambridge Power head of planning Neil Waterson. “This will help to play a pivotal role in transforming the energy landscape by providing reliable, sustainable, and efficient storage capabilities. “We are grateful for the support of all our consultants, including Johnson Mowat, Rossi Long, DRaW, Professional Consult and Futures Ecology in helping to achieve another positive outcome for Cambridge Power.”
Credits: renews.biz [Image: Cambridge Power]