More than 1.3GW of flexibility may be required across the UK’s electricity grid next year as the country accelerates the transition to renewable energy, according to new research.
A project looking to create a reactive power market for distributed energy resources (DERs) has started its first end-to-end live trial.
Batteries are to be used for reactive power services for the grid as part of the ‘world-first’ Power Potential Project.
Five companies are to provide National Grid ESO with inertia without the need to simultaneously provide electricity.
Lightsource BP has claimed a UK-first, providing reactive power services to National Grid ESO during nighttime hours using power generated by a solar farm.