GB-Swindon: UKRI-3443 Battery Energy Storage System for the ASPIRE-II Project

Competitive Contract Award Notice

1. Title: GB-Swindon: UKRI-3443 Battery Energy Storage System for the ASPIRE-II Project
2. Awarding Authority:
UK Research & Innovation
UK Research & Innovation, North Star Avenue Polaris House, Swindon, SN2 1FL, United Kingdom
Tel. +44 7394204018, Email:, URL:
Contact: Solomon Nwosu, Attn: Solomon Nwosu
3. Contract Type: Supplies

4. Description: Batteries. The ASPIRE II project aims to create an Ammonia Synthesis Plant powered solely by renewable energy. It aims to prove the plant's reliability in off-grid settings with varying climates. Featuring four main
subsystems and the capability to adjust ammonia production based on available renewable power, the Battery Energy Storage System (BESS) seeks to manage fluctuations between plant consumption and variable renewable energy sources.
5. CPV Codes:
31440000 - Batteries.

6. NUTS Codes :
UKJ14 - Oxfordshire

7. Main Site or Location of Works, Main Place of Delivery or Main Place of Performance: Oxfordshire,
8. Reference Attributed by the Awarding Authority: UKRI-3443
9. Awarded to:

VEV Services Limited
National ID: 13925867, 160 Victoria Street, Nova South, 4th Floor, London, England, , London, SW1E 5LB, United Kingdom
Tel. +44, URL:
Contact: VEV Services Limited, Attn: VEV Services Limited
Value Cost: 111,279
Is Awardee likely to subcontract?: No Awarded to SME?: Yes
10. Date of Contract Award: 29/05/2024
11. Number of Tenders Received: 5
12. Other Information:
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Suitable for VCO: No
Period of Work Start date: 30/05/2024
Period of Work End date: 08/10/2024