The value for aggregators is now in providing access to the BM, although their role in domestic flexibility is uncertain.
In National Grid Electricity System Operator’s (ESO) most recent Forward Plan 2020-21 monthly report, the operator fell short of a number of benchmarks.
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.
Current± caught up with Dr Alastair Martin, chief strategy officer at Flexitricity, to discuss the ease of accessing the BM as a VLP as well as Flextricity's future plans following its acquisition by Quinbrook.
Throughout August, almost all of National Grid ESO’s performance indicators showed it falling below expectations.
Social Energy’s chief technology officer Steve Day talked to Current± about the enormous potential offered by domestic storage for FFR.
National Grid ESO has introduced a new interface for the Balancing Mechanism (BM) in a bid to make it simpler for smaller participants to join.
The UK’s electricity system price spiked to over £500/MWh last night (15 September) in response to low levels of wind generation.
Upside Energy has become the first company to integrate battery assets into operational metering for the Balancing Mechanism, easing the path for smaller battery asset operators.