Month: June 2021

Europe’s Largest Battery Storage Scheme

Tucked away in rural Wiltshire, on the edge of a farm field, sits an array of shipping-container sized units. Divided into three adjacent facilities, each of the forty or so containers hold an arrangement of lithium-iron-phosphate (LiFePO4) batteries and associated electrical equipment. Welcome to Minety, an unassuming village of just over 1,400 inhabitants, known for […]

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UK’s First Gigaplant: Huge Battery Factory Planned

Britishvolt, the UK’s leading battery cell technology specialist, has submitted detailed plans for the UK’s first Gigaplant, producing batteries for the country’s electric vehicle projects. The site in Blyth, Northumberland, was home to the former Blyth Power Station, which was finally decommissioned in 2001 and demolished in 2003. Britishvolt acquired the 235-acre (95 hectare) site […]

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