Solihull/London (28/09/17) – UK Power Reserve is delighted to announce that it has been shortlisted for a global energy industry award for demonstrating outstanding leadership in its field.

The UK’s leading flexible energy challenger is a finalist in the S&P Global Platts Global Energy Awards, now in their 19th year, in the category ‘Industry Leadership Award – Power’. The award recognises companies that flourish amid the rapid changes currently underway in the sector through strategic innovation and aggressive growth.

The winner will be announced at the awards ceremony on Thursday 7th December in New York.

UK Power Reserve is a leading UK developer of battery storage, the linchpin technology that will play a vital role in the flexible energy system of the future. It is currently in talks with major suppliers to build 120MW of grid-scale battery storage, and aims to triple this portfolio by 2020.

It is already delivering crucial balancing services to the UK electricity sector through its growing fleet of small-scale gas-fired plants that can respond to rapid changes in demand. The company has a total portfolio of 813MW.

Tim Emrich, CEO and founder of UK Power Reserve, said: “We’re thrilled to be shortlisted for this award, which recognises the success and commitment of everyone at UK Power Reserve. Our ambitious future growth plans will add hundreds of megawatts annually to our portfolio as we look towards the gigawatt milestone and beyond, cementing our role as the leading flexible energy provider in the country.”

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About UKPR UK Power Reserve is a leading provider of secure, flexible, low carbon electricity and services to the UK power market. With an 813MW portfolio of decentralised thermal power generation and battery storage assets, we help keep the country’s electricity system balanced and resilient. Our fast-ramping, low-cost assets are located across England and Wales, improving competition and delivering better value to consumers.

 

For more information, please contact Hyun Young Lee at communications@ukpowerreserve.com or +44 (0)7769 647 051. www.ukpowerreserve.com | @UKPowerReserve