Anglian Water has partnered with redT and Open Energi to have energy storage facilities installed alongside solar panels at one of its water treatment works.
The water company has purchased a 60kW/300kWh redT energy storage machine to install alongside a 450kWp solar PV system. This will enable it to store excess solar generated during the day and use it at other times, to reduce the site’s reliance on the grid.
As the largest power consumer in the East of England, reducing reliance on “volatile grid electricity” will help optimise a £77 million energy bill, which is one of the company’s “most significant” operational costs.
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