Flexibility providers were called on by National Grid ESO yesterday (24 February) following an interconnector tripping, causing 1GW to fall off the grid.
Shell-owned Limejump is set to optimise 100MW of battery storage, providing grid balancing and frequency response services.
A number of battery storage assets successfully landed capacity agreements in last week’s T-3 Capacity Market auction by listing as demand side response (DSR) assets.
Centrica’s local energy market (LEM) trial has been beefed up with the addition of a new wind turbine and battery storage.
Ørsted has appointed REMAP as its marketing agent for its UK flexible generation and revenue optimisation services.
Statkraft has completed an 11MW battery in the Republic of Ireland, set to participate in the DS3 flexibility market.
UK battery storage firm Zenobe has secured £25 million in funding from Santander as it looks to continue its growth.
ScottishPower has unveiled a new hybrid power strategy for the UK and Ireland, combining solar and battery storage with wind on both existing and new sites.
Demand side response has witnessed strong growth in Capacity Market pre-qualification results for next year’s auctions, which have also recorded the first ever inclusion of a solar farm.