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Energy Storage news Nov 2020

UK legislation to lift barriers on 50MW+ battery storage projects goes into effect

Planning law in the UK allowing energy storage projects over 50MW has officially changed, allowing much bigger projects to come online without going through the national planning process.

In July, ministers passed secondary legislation that will allow battery storage to bypass the Nationally Significant Infrastructure Project (NSIP) process in Britain. This means storage projects above 50MW in England and 350MW in Wales to proceed without approval through the national planning regime.

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