We are pleased to announce that we have teamed up with energy storage firm RedT to install a large storage system on the farm.
We generate large amounts of electricity throughout the day but unfortunately cannot utilise it all. With the installation of these storage units we will be able to maximise our generation by storing the energy until times when we have a higher demand, for example at the end of the day and into early evening when our guest return from their days out. This will help us in number of ways, it will help to reduce our electricity cost by sheltering us from price fluctuations and enable us to use all of our generated power, provide another income stream through grid services and also move us closer to providing even more sustainable holidays.
We have installed a 90Kw, 1MWh system that should provide power for 12 hours.
Scott McGregor, CEO, redT energy commented:
We are very privileged to be working with Centrica and The Olde House on this exciting project, which will demonstrate how liquid energy storage machines can be utilised in a commercial environment to create new savings and revenue streams for the site owner and support the distributed energy market in Cornwall.
redT’s machines will demonstrate how distributed energy grids such as this can embrace solar generation by coupling with energy storage to provide reliable, cheap energy all day and night, so called “Firm Solar”. redT’s liquid energy storage machines will also show how this type of technology, storing energy in liquid which doesn’t degrade, can provide the full portfolio of “stacked” services rather than the single functions typically provided by batteries.
For more information or for a visit please contact Shaun on [email protected] or 01208 813219.