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The Earba Storage Project is a proposed pumped storage hydro (‘PSH’) scheme with an installed capacity of up to 1,800MW and stored energy of up to 40,000 MWh making it the largest such scheme in the UK in terms of energy stored.
Commenting on the project, Carl Crompton Managing Director of Gilkes Energy said:
“After a number of years work, we are delighted to launch the Earba Pumped Storage Hydro ‘PSH’ project. At up to 1,800MW installed capacity and 40,000MWh stored energy, this will be the largest such project in the UK.
WATCH A SHORT VIDEO EXPLAINING PUMPED STORAGE HYDRO AND INTRODUCING THE EARBA PSH PROJECT
Ground Investigation ‘GI’ works got underway this week at our Earba Pumped Storage Hydro ‘PSH’ project. A number of boreholes and trial pits are being undertaken, along with peat probing and geophysics. Although it is very early on in the process, before even the planning application, these exploratory works enable us to better understand the ground conditions across the site.
Gilkes Energy is delighted to announce that it has raised more than £43m in a debt refinance of part of its hydro portfolio. The latest 6 projects in the Gilkes Energy portfolio; Ben Glas, Kendrum, Pattack, Strathan, Loch an Laoigh and Uisge Dubh, all located in the Scottish Highlands and...