Energy storage firm redT and technology specialist Open Energi are to use a vanadium redox flow machine to provide grid frequency response services for the first time.
On the back of a record-breaking stretch without coal-fired generation, Julian Leslie, head of national control at National Grid ESO, discusses how that feat was achieved at a system level, and how the ESO is preparing for zero-carbon power grid.
A consortium of energy and technology companies is to deploy a virtual energy system in Orkney, aiming to establish the “energy system of the future” on the isles.
National Grid’s Electricity System Operator (ESO) function will be able to operate a zero carbon power system by 2025.
Beyond the hype, blockchain in the energy sector is a solution looking for a problem to solve, so says Matthew Williams, founder and chief technology officer at Faraday Grid, who explores applications for blockchain.
Britain’s network operators have agreed to embrace flexibility providers when seeking solutions for grid issues under a landmark new ‘Flexibility Commitment’.
Germany energy giant innogy has been forced to revise down some divisional forecasts on the back of what it has described as “extraordinary low” wind levels.
Yesterday National Grid published its annual Future Energy Scenarios document, one of the most hotly anticipated events in the energy sector diary. Current± has compiled some of the headline figures.
National Grid has said it wants a new procurement process for Black Start capabilities up and running by the mid-2020s, and wants it to involve renewables and battery storage.