1885
Joseph Constantine invests in his first ship

The Constantine Group began as a shipping company in Middlesbrough, UK. Over the next 125 years it diversifies into logistics, property and energy.

2010
Constantine Energy is formed

Constantine Energy is formed and acquires a stake in TGC renewables, a developer of UK solar sites.

2011
Constantine Wind Energy is formed

Constantine Wind Energy is formed as a JV between Constantine Energy and Jemm Capital.

2015
Constantine Group celebrates its 130th year

Constantine Group celebrates its 130th year and remains under the ownership of the same family, though it is run by independent executives.

2018
Pelagic Energy Development formed

Pelagic Energy Development is formed as a JV between Constantine Energy and Pelagic Energy to develop a pipeline of storage assets.

2021
Constantine Energy Storage is formed

Constantine Energy forms Constantine Energy Storage to raise investment for the construction, ownership and operation of the Pelagic Energy Development pipeline of storage assets.

2022
AIMCo and Railpen acquire a 94% stake in Constantine Energy Storage

Alberta Investment Management Corporation, (“AIMCo”), on behalf of some of its clients, and Railpen – the investment manager responsible for managing over £37 billion AUM on behalf of several pension schemes – jointly acquire a 94% stake in Constantine Energy Storage (“CES”). CES, a grid-scale battery energy storage platform supporting the energy transition, will invest more than £400m to build out a pipeline of battery energy storage projects in the UK.

2022
November
Broke ground at Ocker Hill

Construction begins on Constantine Energy Storage’s first project, a 57MW (165MWh) 2.7-hour battery at Ocker Hill.

2023
January
OCKER HILL SUBSURFACE PREPARATION BEGINS

Drilling rigs forming 50m bore holes to facilitate historical shallow coal mine workings remediation.

2023
April
Broke ground at Capenhurst

Constantine begins groundworks on the second 57MW (165MWh), 2.7hr duration battery, with 3 more identical assets near construction.

2023
August
OCKER HILL BESS CABINETS DELIVERED

One of the largest mobile cranes in the UK successfully manoeuvred all of the BESS cabinets and PCSs onto their plinths.

2023
August
Broke ground at Monk Fryston

Groundworks begin on a 57MW (165MWh), 2.7hr duration battery in North Yorkshire.

2023
September
Ocker Hill Transformer

Delivered and installed on site.

2023
October
Broke ground at Whitegate

Groundworks begin on a 57MW (165MWh) 2.7hr duration battery in Greater Manchester.

2023
October
Capenhurst transformer and BESS cabinets

On track for 2023 delivery.

2023
October
CAPENHURST TRANSFORMER AND CONTROL ROOM DELIVERY
2023
December
Ocker Hill BESS Compound video released