National Grid ESO needs to plan and operate the system with lower levels of inertia as the UK moves to net zero, with pathfinder projects exploring the procurement of inertia.
Renewables investment manager Quinbrook Infrastructure Partners has commissioned a new synchronous condenser installation at Rassau, in Ebbw Vale, South Wales.
From today (14 February 2022), renewables can provide stability services to National Grid ESO in what the operator has said is a world first.
Two gas turbines at Triton Power’s Deeside Power Station have been repurposed to provide inertia and reactive power to National Grid ESO.
Britain's electricity system will be capable of being powered solely by zero carbon sources of power by 2025 for periods at a time, National Grid ESO has said.
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.
Statkraft has signed a deal to install GE’s Rotating Stabilizer technology as part of a new approach to provide stability on Great Britain’s grid.
National Grid ESO has set its sights on a broader range of technologies as the second phase of its Stability Pathfinder gets underway.