For the first time ever, more electricity came from renewables than fossil fuels throughout the whole of Q1 2020.
SSE Generation has put in a request to National Grid ESO to defer the additional Balancing Services Use of System (BSUoS) costs caused by COVID-19.
Five companies are to provide National Grid ESO with inertia without the need to simultaneously provide electricity.
SSE's Distributed Energy arm is launching an energy as a service platform in a "landmark" partnership with Smarter Grid Solutions.
National Grid has set live a new platform for ancillary services, coming as part of a much larger plan to modernise its grid management toolkit.
Ofgem warns over slowing decarbonisation as regulator pays out second-highest system balancing costs
Decarbonisation of the UK’s energy supply is slowing, Ofgem has warned, while the cost of balancing the UK’s power system spiked to its second-highest ever in 2017/18.
Elexon, the entity tasked with delivering the UK’s balancing and settlement code, has opened the market entry process for independent aggregators.
Ørsted has completed its maiden standalone, large-scale battery storage installation, a 20MW project near Liverpool.
The capacity market is rapidly becoming “outdated” after the latest auction failed to secure capacity and value for new technologies like energy storage, which is now in “a state of flux” following changes to de-rating factors.