Battery storage connected to electricity grid increases by 600%

There are now six battery projects connected to the electricity grid on the island of Ireland, four of which were connected in the last month

Daniel Murray

Political Correspondent @danieltmurray
22nd April, 2021
Battery storage connected to electricity grid increases by 600%
Some 56 battery projects are in different stages of planning or development in Ireland. Picture: Getty

Battery storage connected to the electricity grid on the island of Ireland has increased by more than 600 per cent in just one month, the Business Post has learned.

The new figures, provided by industry group Energy Storage Ireland, show battery storage on the electricity grid growing from 21 megawatts (MW) in April of last year to 156MW today.

The vast majority of that growth occurred in the last month alone, with 134MW connecting to...

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