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Cambridge Power gets approval for 60MW of UK storage
Cambridge Power has secured planning permission for a 60MW battery energy storage system at Redcote Lane, Leeds in the UK.
Situated on a brownfield site adjacent to a major substation, the project was approved by by Leeds City Council under delegated powers.
A Cambridge Power statement said: “The swift approval by the Northern Power Grid (NPG) for a near-term connection in Autumn 2024 highlights Cambridge Power’s excellent track record and reputation for delivering projects efficiently. This is despite the challenges faced in other parts of the region, such as for their site in Newcastle which is experiencing delays of over 13 years.”
Neil Waterson, head of planning at Cambridge Power said: "We are thrilled to celebrate this significant milestone for Cambridge Power with the approval of our tenth consecutive planning success in two years. 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.”