On Monday evening, two power plants in Ireland tripped within five seconds of each other causing 820MW to fall off this system.
EirGrid together with Ireland’s minister for environment, climate, communications and transport, Eamon Ryan TD, has unveiled 40 new grid infrastructure projects, representing a total investment of over £85 million (€1 billion).
Statkraft is to provide market access and trading optimisation for battery storage assets being developed by RWE in Ireland.
Power system operators from across the world, including National Grid ESO, have teamed up to launch a consortium dedicated to reducing emissions.
Statkraft has completed an 11MW battery in the Republic of Ireland, set to participate in the DS3 flexibility market.
Moixa is to launch a new virtual power plant (VPP) comprising solar batteries and electric vehicles, set to provide frequency response services to the Irish transmission system operator (TSO).
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.
The ‘go-live’ date of Ireland’s integrated electricity market is to be delayed until October following concerns that the central and market IT systems needed to successfully operate the new system would not be in place.