Current± spoke to Richard Thwaites CEO of Penso Power about the advantages of scale in energy storage, how battery storage is changing and what we can expect from the company next.
Flexibility providers were called on by National Grid ESO yesterday (24 February) following an interconnector tripping, causing 1GW to fall off the grid.
Shell-owned Limejump is set to optimise 100MW of battery storage, providing grid balancing and frequency response services.
Cleantech company Mixergy has raised £3.6 million to continue its rollout of hot water tanks used for firm frequency response (FFR).
Ofgem’s investigation into National Grid's Electricity System Operator (ESO) is to continue in light of the 9 August blackout, with the regulator recommending a review into the Security and Quality of Supply Standard (SQSS).
Flexibility providers have welcomed the firm frequency response (FFR) auction prices for January announced this week, which were again high.
National Grid Electricity System Operator (ESO) is launching a new, faster-acting frequency response mechanism to help manage the flow of energy around the grid.
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).
Centrica is to absorb “thousands” of residential hot water tanks into its virtual power plant (VPP) to provide flexibility to the grid.