Distribution network operator (DNO) Northern Powergrid calls for up to 19MW of flexibility to manage growth from low carbon energy providers.
Negative pricing extended in CfD rules as clarity on energy storage, renewables integration yet to come
The government has confirmed that it will extend the negative pricing rule for projects bidding in next year’s Contracts for Difference (CfD) auction, but will further consult with the industry on potential amendments for energy storage and system flexibility.
A project looking to create a reactive power market for distributed energy resources (DERs) has started its first end-to-end live trial.
In order to reach net zero in Europe, a number of ‘technology quests’ must be embarked upon to upgrade grids, enable bifacial solar and driving electric vehicle (EV) deployment.
Ofgem’s decision to classify energy storage as a subset of generation must be a “stopgap measure” until parliamentary time is found.
VEST Energy, a new energy trading company, has been launched to fill the gap between start-ups and less dynamic large trading companies.
The value for aggregators is now in providing access to the BM, although their role in domestic flexibility is uncertain.
Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN) Distribution has called for new renewable generation and storage connection applications to be added to its smart grid on Orkney.
Transmission and distribution grid-scale energy storage company Storelectric's chief technology officer, Mark Howitt takes a look at the impact of COVID-19 on the UK's grid, the lessons we can learn from it, and how storage could help manage these challenges in the future.