Anesco site Breach Farm has become the first battery storage asset to supply electricity to the National Grid’s balancing mechanism.

The 10MW facility in Derbyshire in the UK participated in the scheme as part of a virtual power plant, overseen by aggregator Limejump.

Anesco executive chairman Steve Shine said the site’s entry into the balancing mechanism signalled a major step forward for the industry and would further fuel the growing appetite for investment.

Image: Anesco battery storage units