Strong sun casts shadow over wind as coal shines again

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By Freddie Rand

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Here’s a summary of the week:

  • Consistently high solar generation overshadowed dwindling wind.
  • National Grid called upon coal-fired generation to ease system imbalance.
  • Climbing Brent Crude oil price elevated seasonal contracts again.
  • Weekend’s increasing wind output reduced day-ahead baseload prices.

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