Centrica Business Solutions is to optimise Eelpower’s 10MW Leverton storage project.
An Electricity Margin Notice detailing a margin shortfall of 740MW was issued last night (3 November), although National Grid ESO has now said the margin has been restored to an "adequate level".
GridBeyond is to become the first company to enable industrial and commercial (I&C) access to Dynamic Containment.
As Ofgem works with industry to review electricity system balancing this Spring and Summer National Grid Energy System Operator (ESO) chief engineer Roisin Quinn looks back over this period and offers her thoughts on the challenges posed by COVID-19 and the lessons learned.
In National Grid Electricity System Operator’s (ESO) most recent Forward Plan 2020-21 monthly report, the operator fell short of a number of benchmarks.
Throughout August, almost all of National Grid ESO’s performance indicators showed it falling below expectations.
Renewable generation was up 32% year-on-year during Q2 2020, as the COVID-19 lockdown made Britain’s electricity ‘cleaner and cheaper, but harder to control’.
Ofgem is evaluating it balancing costs system after costs rose by 39% during lockdown.
For the first time ever, more electricity came from renewables than fossil fuels throughout the whole of Q1 2020.