ABO Energy gets green light for 670MWh Northern Ireland storage projects

June 20, 2024

ABO Energy, formerly ABO Wind, has received planning permission for two battery energy storage schemes in Northern Ireland with a total capacity of 335 MW/ 670 MWh.

The Magherafelt Battery Energy Storage Scheme, located in the Mid Ulster Area of Northern Ireland, will have a capacity of 195 MW/ 390 MWh when operational. Meanwhile, the Coolkeeragh Battery Energy Storage System in Foyle Port in the north-west of the region and will provide 140 MW/ 280 MWh of storage.

Up to now, ABO Energy has constructed battery storage systems with a total capacity of 100MW and has a further 1GW under development.

Last month, the company announced it was constructing a 50-megawatt solar farm in Yebra municipality in Castilla La-Mancha in central Spain, its first turnkey project in the country.