'Exactly the sort of innovation water companies need to be embracing': Battery storage system installed at Preston plant

Cecilia Keating
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Two units "the size of shipping containers" are set to optimise onsite solar, provide power resilience and reduce emissions at the wastewater plant, which services 260,000 homes and businesses in North West England.

A 2MW battery storage system has been installed at a water treatment plant in Lancashire, in a move that has been hailed as a template for the wider water industry to follow. The energy storage facility...

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