2020 was a record-breaking year, with wind generation, solar, and coal-free records helping to make it the greenest year ever for Great Britain’s electricity network.
Current± caught up with SPEN's Colin Taylor, director of processes and technology, about inertia, the company's Hybrid Synchronous Compensator solution and Project Phoenix.
Reactive Technologies has received an investment from global professional services firm Accenture to help accelerate the commercialisation of grid data for utilities.
Reactive Technologies has contracted Spanish technology group Ingeteam to construct a 5MW ultracapacitor to help National Grid ESO accurately measure inertia.
Uniper has appointed Siemens Energy to deliver grid stabilisation as part of its inertia contract with National Grid ESO.
SP Energy Networks is launching a trial of a ‘world first’ technology, designed to maintain system stability and support increases in renewable energy.
National Grid ESO is set to debut a new fast frequency response service at 11pm tonight (1 October), using Dynamic Containment (DC) to boost the grid’s resilience.
As Ofgem works with industry to review electricity system balancing this Spring and Summer National Grid Energy System Operator (ESO) chief engineer Roisin Quinn looks back over this period and offers her thoughts on the challenges posed by COVID-19 and the lessons learned.
Welsh Power is to provide National Grid ESO with inertia thanks to the installation of a synchronous condenser and flywheel at its site at Rassau, Wales.