National Grid ESO has awarded Black Start contracts in the South West and Midlands as part of a new competitive tender.
Ofgem has fined SSE £2.06 million for failing to publish, in a timely manner, information about the availability of its generation capacity.
National Grid ESO has released an update on its Distributed ReStart project as it hits the halfway point.
Current± caught up with National Grid ESO’s director of operations Duncan Burt about the process of Distributed ReStart blackout learnings and training for the rare event.
National Grid has said it wants a new procurement process for Black Start capabilities up and running by the mid-2020s, and wants it to involve renewables and battery storage.