Black & Veatch has been awarded a lead role in the development of an initial 2 GW of solar and battery storage by UK-based developer Amberside Energy. Black & Veatch will deliver technical advisory and support services for Amberside’s Solar & Storage Portfolio Framework Agreement.

The framework covers standalone solar PV, standalone battery, and co-located solar PV and battery sites across Great Britain. As well as planning and design of solar and battery storage systems Black & Veatch will plan and design the electricity distribution and transmission assets, in addition to managing interfaces with National Grid and distribution network operators.

Black & Veatch’s role also encompasses creating independent energy production estimates for each site, with projects expected to range in capacity from 20 MW to 100 MW.

Black & Veatch has been involved in more than 49 000 MW of solar projects around the world and has battery energy storage systems project experience totallng more than 16 GWh.