Irish state utility ESB has confirmed its entry into the UK grid-scale energy storage market with the purchase of a 7MWh facility from developer Anesco.
UK Power Networks is to run its next flexibility tender on the Piclo Flex platform unveiled by Open Utility this week, which offers “an online dating” service for distribution network operators (DNOs) and distributed energy resources (DERs).
National Grid has announced proposed dates for next year’s Capacity Market auctions, unveiling a streamlined appeals and auction process.
Ofgem could save customers a further £4.1 billion by tightening new price controls set out within RIIO-2, Citizens Advice has said.
National Grid has provided insight on two new record-setting events during the 2017/18 winter period and how they impacted transmission system demand.
A general lack of collaborative thinking, particularly in relation to whole system solutions, could hold back network innovation, the sector has been warned.
A number of European associations have urged the continent’s policymakers to re-assess priority dispatch and balancing responsibility for small-scale renewables, arguing them to be the “backbone” of a smart, decarbonised grid.
National Grid has said it wants a new procurement process for Black Start capabilities up and running by the mid-2020s, and wants it to involve renewables and battery storage.
Pivot Power grabbed headlines last week after revealing it was to deploy 45 large scale batteries on the transmission system alongside rapid electric vehicle chargers. Directors Matt Allen and Michael Clark explain how their model offers something new to UK energy infrastructure.