About Us


Swanbarton is the original energy storage consultancy. Our network of industry contacts and partners can accelerate your business in the GB market.


Our International Flow Battery Forum brings together storage specialists from around the world. We are founder members of the Electricity Storage Network, the association for UK storage organisations.

Our Team

We are a mix of engineers and analysts with skills in storage technologies, control systems, commercial analysis, energy industry regulation, innovation, product development, planning and project management.

Energy trading, as if people mattered

Energy trading, as if people mattered

Posted by on Oct 18, 2018 in Local Energy Markets, News

Swanbarton’s radical re-imagining of electricity trading has become reality on the Hebridean island of Iona. Thirty homes are taking part in a trial led by Scene Connect and Swanbarton. Using real time consumption data gathered by Scene Connect, Swanbarton’s Real Time Trading Platform provides each home with a smart agent to negotiate electricity prices on its behalf, in real time.

Swanbarton celebrates fifteen years in energy storage

Swanbarton celebrates fifteen years in energy storage

Posted by on Oct 2, 2018 in News

Back in the summer of 2003, only a few people were interested in energy storage.  Batteries were expensive, pumped hydro took a long time to build, the business case for flywheels was hard to find and innovation in the energy sector was all about small-scale on shore and off shore wind.  Solar PV was a […]

Keeping Africa safe when the lights go out

Keeping Africa safe when the lights go out

Posted by on Jan 4, 2018 in News

Energy storage experts Swanbarton are leading a consortium to solve one of the developing world’s most distressing energy problems. Swanbarton is working with the University of Bath, the University of Botswana’s Clean Energy Research Centre and battery supplier Yuasa. The project has been awarded co-funding by the UK’s innovation agency, Innovate UK, and by the […]

Events we will attend:

Energy Management Exhibition

21 – 22 November 2018

London, UK

WPD Balancing Act

WPD Logo Tile

21 November 2018

Bristol, UK

Regen Renewable Futures

27 November 2018

Bath, UK

Call us on 01666 840948 or email info@swanbarton.com to arrange a meeting