UK Power Reserve is a market leader with a growing portfolio of flexible electricity assets. We are the UK’s largest independent developer of fast-ramping small-scale gas power plants (893MW in total), the second biggest developer of battery storage (120MW)creating a total portfolio of 1013MW. We have around 500MW of 20MW plants in operation and plan to complete our portfolio of 50 power plants in the next few years.
280MW under development over 14 sites, all due to come online during 2018 and 2019.
This 6 engine site is made up of Jenbacher engines and plays a vital role in keeping the lights on in South Wales.
This site is made up of 4 Jenbacher engines that provide rapid reserve power within minutes of being called upon.
The southernmost site operated by UK Power Reserve has 6 engines able to provide reserve power
These two sites deliver rapid power to the growing town of Newport
Located close to Manchester Airport this power station used to provide heat and CO2 to a local nursery, it has now been repurposed to provide rapid response energy for National Grid.
A stone’s throw from the sandy beaches of Wales sits this 4 engine generating station uses high performance Jenbacher equipment to provider rapid energy on demand.
The smallest site in the UK Power Reserve fleet, this site originally served providing heat and CO2 for the local nursery before being repurposed to provide reserve energy.
This 5 engine site nestled by the M5 is embedded within the UKs largest pepper farm and utilises its waste heat to help grow the crops.
These three sites, each consisting of 3 engines, used to be part of the Pilkington's glass factory. They now provide rapid reserve energy to the National Grid
This 20 engines site is UK Power Reserve’s largest generator and can provide enough electricity to cook 120,000 pork pies an hour. It also plays an important role in powering the Network Rail test track.
The first site to be operated by UK Power Reserve, this site generates 20MW near the closed Thorpe Marsh coal power station.
This 8 engine site is located near the river Calder and provides vital reserve energy to Wakefield town.
This 10 engine site uses world leading technology to generate electricity at a moment’s notice.
Sitting close to the Rhondda river this 9 engine site is comprised of the latest high tech generating engines.
The first UKPR site to be constructed as a result of the Capacity Market, this 10 engine site in Gloucester is a record breaking performer amongst its class.
UKPRs first operational CM2014 site, UKPR sponsors the local football team (Tuffley Rovers) and has built a stand for the upcoming 17/18 football season as a part of our local
Located in Manchester, built atop a remediated landfill, adjacent to the Manchester shipping canal, Carrington shows UKPR's commitment to identifying opportunities to reuse land which would have historically been unsalvagable
Built adjacent to UKPR's Solutia site in Newport, the Traston Road site features 10x Cummins QSV91 Gas Generating sets able to provide emergency power in under 2 minutes to all of South Wales
Located in Hemel Hempstead, the site is comprised of a 20MW generating plant
Located in Mansfield, the site houses a 20MW generating plant
Located adjacent to a large oil refineries, the Stanlow site houses a 20MW generating plant
These two sites have the largest capacity of all of UKPR's assets. With a combined capacity of 48MW the sites are connected to the same Northern Power Grid primary substation.
This 20 MW site has been designed specifically to integrate into an existing building,
UKPR's first site inside of London is located in the Tottenham regeneration zone.
We are in the process of building rapid-response gas and battery assets to take our operational portfolio over 1GW. This will bring the number of power stations across England and Wales to 50.
UK Power Reserve was awarded 120MW of battery storage in the 2016 Capacity Market Auction making it one of Europe’s biggest developers of battery storage. We began building the first 60MW in summer 2018 with all 3 sites due to be completed by the end of winter 2018/19.