Storage plans jump to 10,500 MW in the past 12 months.  Current UK storage capacity totals 700 MW Developers are charging into the market for grid-scale battery storage in the UK, with the number of projects vying for permits rising by more than 50% over the past year. Planning applications to build batteries in the country have soared from about 6,900 MW to over 10,500 MW of capacity over the past 12 months, industry group RenewableUK said Monday. Large-scale storage capacity in the country, Europe’s largest market for grid batteries, has grown to about 700 MW, and industry experts see potential for at least 30,000 MW in additional installations if the UK is serious about reaching its long-term climate targets. News of the swelling project pipeline comes after French energy giant Electricite de France bought startup Pivot Power in November, acquiring 40 storage projects of 50 MW each across […]