The first in National Grid ESO’s voltage management projects has gone live, with the Mersey Reactive Power solution installed in Frodsham, Cheshire.
National Grid ESO has put out a request for information (RFI) for new sources of reactive capability across England and Wales.
In a UK first, National Grid Electricity System Operator (ESO) has awarded a reactive power contract to an offshore wind farm transmission asset, SSE’s Dogger Bank C.
Northern Powergrid is looking to lower customers energy bills and reduce carbon emissions by using smart meter data to optimise the network voltage.
Zenobe Energy's founder and director James Basden on the challenges of greening the transport sector, and why the firm has chosen a keener focus on inertia than frequency response.
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.
Electricity North West (ENW) is to rollout voltage control devices at its substations to optimise its network, reducing consumer bills and freeing capacity.
The nationwide introduction of voltage control across the UK’s electricity network could reduce demand by 3GW, according to distribution network operator (DNO) Electricity North West.