Why balancing the grid has been getting more expensive
That’s according to a new independent analysis conducted via Imperial Consultants by academics from Imperial College London for Drax Electric Insights.
Northern Powergrid stresses balancing supply and demand is to become increasingly important
SP Energy Networks’ new platform will allow surplus power to be traded among consumers
The 10MW battery storage site in Derbyshire has participated in the scheme as part of a virtual power plant
Wind farm operators are being asked to make their turbines available to balance the grid at night over the summer. In its summer outlook report yesterday, the National Grid said it would like more large wind farms to step forward and be more “flexible”. Wind farms bid to provide UK power via the balancing mechanism. […]
The National Grid is looking for large energy users which could provide back-up energy reserves over the next two winters. The grid operator wants their help with two new electricity balancing services in 2014/15 and 2015/16. It wants to sign up major energy users who would be willing to lower their energy demand or run […]