Battery Storage - Data Mining Centre
Battery Storage - Data Mining Centre

CASE STUDY

Battery Storage - Data Mining Centre

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Harnessing renewable energy sources of sufficient power to perform in high usage data centres has been the goal for many businesses. Data mining is a controversial industry due to its high energy usage profile and subsequent high running costs.

PROJECT OVERVIEW

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Battery Storage Ltd is an operator of data centres, utilised primarily for cryptocurrency mining and outsourced services for the online gaming industry. They are seeking to develop a 10 MW facility in Glasgow. Data mining is a controversial industry due to its high energy usage profile. Additionally, the cost associated with this activity is extremely high.

CONSULTANCY

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Immersa analysed the usage profile of the data centre and provided a commercial appraisal of the balancing services market. Immersa looked at future trends and technology advancements and how these would affect capacity over the coming years.

SOLUTION

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60 MW Lithium-ion battery storage facility attached to the data centre to store renewable energy at a time of oversupply, allowing for peak shifting of the power requirement of the data centre while additionally allowing participation in National Grid balancing market.

Battery Storage - Data Mining Centre

PROJECT VALUE: £7.6 Million