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Foula Community Electricity Scheme

Technology Type Lead-acid Battery
Rated Power 16 kW
Duration at Rated Power (HH:MM) 0:15.00 / 5.00
URL More about Foula Community Electricity Scheme
The Isle of Foula is inhabited by 25 people and owns the title of Britain's remotest outlying island. Econnect Ventures and Wind & Sun collaborated to redesign the island's electricity grid, linking the hydro, diesel, and PV assets to a battery bank that smooths renewable generation and reduces dependence on diesel fuel.
This data has been validated by project staff through a review of publicly available information about the project, and verified by the project owner. Information is accurate as of 2016-04-29.
Project Status
Status Operational
Commissioning On DD.03.YYYY
Project Includes Multiple Systems No
Siting
Location

Isle of Foula, Highland, Scottland ZE2 9PN
United Kingdom

ISO/RTO N/A
Utility Type
Paired Grid Resource
Paired Grid Resource 19.2 kW PV Array, 15 kW hydro turbine
Project Includes Multiple Systems No
Ownership & Value Chain Partners
Ownership Model Customer-Owned
Equity Owner 1 UNK
Energy Storage Technology Provider Rolls Battery LTD
Power Electronics Provider SMA America
Integrator Company Wind & Sun LTD
Developer Econnect Ventures
Cost & Performance
Performance N/A
Benefits
Service Use Case Onsite Renewable Generation Shifting
Renewables Energy Time Shift
Funding
Funding Source 1 Shetland Islands Council
Funding Source 2 Shetland Enterprise
Funding Source 3 Highlands and Islands Energy Company
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