One GW of energy storage now available on Ireland’s electricity network

Brilliant news coming from ESB Networks as we now have 1 GW of Energy Storage connected to Ireland’s electricity network!

This figure includes 731.5 MW of battery storage projects and 292 MW from Turlough Hill pumped storage power station – which is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year.

Well done to all our members who contributed to Ireland reaching this milestone!

Head of Energy Storage Ireland Bobby Smith, shared his thoughts on this significant milestone for the Energy Storage industry below:

“Energy storage is a key enabler of our clean energy future, and this achievement is a big step on that journey. Our members are delivering the energy storage projects alongside ESB Networks that are needed to reduce the use of fossil fuels and drive down energy prices while ensuring a secure, stable electricity system. The energy storage industry is ready to help deliver on Ireland’s net-zero ambitions.

You can view the update from ESB Networks here.