Whilst power demand has started to recover, the impact of COVID-19 continues to be uncertain as the country moves into the winter period.
A decision made by Ofgem to require all DNOs to create a standardised register for distributed energy resources (DERs) has now been implemented.
National Grid ESO’s new Downward Flexibility Management service was brought into play this weekend to cut embedded generation, along with the Grid Code modification which was also approved.
National Grid ESO's Grid Code modification request regarding disconnecting embedded generation is urgent, Ofgem has ruled, with a final decision expected before the end of the week.
National Grid ESO has raised an urgent Grid Code modification that would allow it to disconnect embedded generation.
The UK’s power sector is seeking an expedited process to any review of system security standards, and pleaded with Ofgem to take seriously concerns over how embedded generation is disconnected during frequency events.