Statkraft has completed an 11MW battery in the Republic of Ireland, set to participate in the DS3 flexibility market.
Current±’s 2018 Review: E.On and Microsoft’s buddy act, and Ireland to welcome ‘world leading’ batteries
We reach the business end of the year in this edition of our re-cap of 2018, with the biggest stories of September and October featuring an interesting energy partnership between E.On and Microsoft and there’s talk of Ireland’s DS3 market, as it looks set to become home to “world leading” battery projects.
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.
Low Carbon has gained provisional approval for a large scale battery energy storage project in Northern Ireland, with planning documents suggesting that three more could be on the horizon in the emerging market.
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.
Dublin Airport Authority (DAA) has signed up to deliver flexible capacity to Ireland’s frequency system services programme and the emerging single electricity market across the island after partnering with demand side response provider Enernoc.
Storage developers eyeing opportunities in Ireland’s DS3 programme will be able to bid for six-year contracts providing frequency response and reserve services in September when transmission system operator EirGrid will launch a new procurement process.
Fresh details have emerged surrounding Centrica’s rumoured 100MW battery after a planning application was submitted to Kilkenny County Council in Ireland through a joint venture formed in part by subsidiary Bord Gáis Energy.