Nursling Energy Two Ltd

Southampton, UK

In 2019, Downing funds acquired development rights for a 50MW transmission connected energy storage asset in Southampton, UK. The asset is to be directly connected to National Grid’s transmission network.  

The innovative project is under construction, with commissioning expected in Q1 2021. In the future, it is anticipated that the project’s connection capacity could be further utilized for a private wire network that would support low carbon transport.  

Arun Construction Services Limited are providing site construction services. They are a UK based firm with significant solar and storage experience. An industry leading supplier has been selected to provide the battery storage system.  

Asset management is performed in-house by Downing. 

Key facts

Sector: Flexible Generation – Battery Storage 

Summary: 50MW/52MWh energy storage asset (under construction)  

Location: Southampton, UK  

Acquisition: September 2019  

Commissioned: Expected Q1 2021  

Revenues: Wholesale trading, capacity market, balancing services, frequency response