Longer Duration Energy Storage Demonstration – Competition Guidance Now Available

This competition aims to accelerate commercialisation of innovative longer duration energy storage projects through to actual demonstrations (Stream 1) or to first-of-a-kind (FOAK) full-system prototypes (Stream 2).

We are looking for proposals for electrical storage, thermal storage and power-to-x technologies which can provide novel grid services and demonstrate cost reductions and improvement in technology performance.

There are 2 streams to this competition:

Stream 1 – Pre- Commercial demonstrator (grants)

Stream 1 of this competition aims to accelerate commercialisation of innovative longer duration energy storage projects through to actual demonstrations. Details can be found here: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/longer-duration-energy-storage-demonstration-competition-apply-for-stream-1-pre-commercial-demonstrator-grants

Stream 2 – apply for Stream 2 first-of-a-kind prototypes (contracts)

Stream 2 of this competition aims to accelerate commercialisation of innovative longer duration energy storage projects through to first-of-a-kind (FOAK) full-system prototypes. Details can be found here: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/longer-duration-energy-storage-demonstration-competition-apply-for-stream-2-first-of-a-kind-prototypes-contracts