Drax’s Cruachan Power Station has started to provide National Grid ESO with inertia as part of a six-year contract.
The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has announced a £10 million grant to help construct the world's largest liquid air battery.
Five companies are to provide National Grid ESO with inertia without the need to simultaneously provide electricity.
Much of the reaction to last Friday’s blackout has centred around possible, but now dismissed, links to the high penetration of renewables on the UK’s grid. Liam Stoker analyses the train of thought that decentralisation could actually be the most compelling solution to grid security.