Infinite Renewables Group Ltd. is launching its first energy center at the Rassau industrial estate in south Wales. The center will include wind turbines, solar photovoltaics, and battery storage, which will provide reliable, cost-efficient, and greener power directly to customers.
“The GSCS (Generation Storage Consumption Supply) Energy Centre represents a step-change in the decentralized distribution of low carbon and renewable energy. The Rassau scheme aims to share the benefits of multi-technology generation within the immediate community, providing discounted renewable power and reducing the CO2 emissions in the area,” said Andrew Crossman, Infinite’s director.
Shaun Gardner, the managing director of GS Yuasa Manufacturing UK Ltd., said the project will help the company’s Ebbw Vale factory as well as the rest of the Rassau estate.
“The unique combination of our lithium and lead-acid batteries, the latter of which are produced on site in South Wales, allows for the storage of greener energy, generated by either solar or wind, to be used at a later date,” Gardner said.
“Climate change is at the heart of our decision making and we are committed to accelerating the transition to a low carbon energy system in Wales,” said Julie James, Welsh government minister for climate change.
Albion Community Power’s investment director, Marco Yu, praised the project.
“We backed the Infinite team in the early stages of its growth and we are thrilled to be part of its latest pioneering, multi-technology projects that are leading the way in helping local businesses to decarbonize and reduce energy cost while alleviating the electricity load of the electricity grid network,” Yu said.
Work is ongoing on the energy center’s construction. The installation of a 1 MWh rooftop solar panel system is already finished, and approval has already been granted for a wind turbine to directly supply energy to the location.
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