Project TERRE looks set to be delayed by at least six months after French transmission system operator RTE experienced “difficulties” implementing new systems and controls.
Record low clearing prices in the T-1 Capacity Market auction have rendered the mechanism unfit for purpose, while meeting its minimum requirements could seem “fatally onerous” for battery storage developers.
The UK’s energy networks have made a “major step forward” to creating a net zero-ready energy system, agreeing to six common steps for flexibility procurement.
Statkraft has announced a 15-year partnership with independent power producer Statera Energy, which will see the latter bring 1GW of flexible generation assets to market.
Lauren Cook, analyst at Solar Media Market Research, explores the driving factors behind a storage boom that could see as much as 500MW of battery storage capacity deployed throughout 2019.
ScottishPower’s plans to build a 50MW battery next to its Whitelee onshore wind farm have been rubber stamped by the Scottish government.
Flexibility providers sprung into action late last week after Britain’s interconnector suffered a trip, causing around 1GW of capacity to fall off the system.
Tumbling demand and surging renewables sent the country’s wholesale power market into a tailspin over the bank holiday weekend. Liam Stoker suggests that, in terms of the clean energy transition, that may not be so bad after all.
Alice Grundy speaks to Steven Meersman, co-founder of Zenobe Energy, about the importance of combining storage with electric vehicles, grid constraints and the electrification of bus fleets.