There has been a substantial drop in the levels of new battery capacity being entered into consideration for the Capacity Market, according to the prequalification results of the next auctions.
RWE has ‘frozen’ it’s planned 100MW battery at the proposed Tilbury Energy Centre amidst concerns that the project’s Combined Cycle Gas Turbine (CCGT) would not be able to secure Capacity Market contracts.
Ireland set for 'internationally world leading' battery projects as ancillary services auction nears
Ireland’s DS3 flexibility market will deploy the fastest reacting batteries in the world under an opportunity dubbed “Enhanced Frequency Response on steroids” by Everoze’s partner for energy storage and flexibility.
International battery brand Duracell is set to launch a home energy storage system in partnership with a UK energy supply and services company that will use Artificial Intelligence to boost the revenues currently available to homeowners by 400%.
UK Power Reserve has confirmed that battery storage solutions from Fluence will be used to build out its entire 120MW portfolio of projects to have secured contracts in the 2016 Capacity Market auction.
Second life battery storage provider Connected Energy has partnered with Argonaut Power to offer fully funded energy storage solutions to commercial and industrial (C&I) customers.
Up to 140MW of capacity will be procured under the first ever tender for Ireland’s new frequency response and balancing programme, with projects to go live by September 2021.
Battery assets have been used in the Balancing Mechanism for the first time via a virtual power plant, marking the start of a new era in energy storage revenues in the UK.
Solo Energy is to launch a ‘free battery’ business model to UK homeowners after carrying out a pilot in Orkney that saw solar and storage systems deployed on 30 properties to boost self-consumption and overcome grid constraints.