Dogger Bank wind farm to help stabilise voltage of the UK’s grid

It marks the first time an offshore wind project wins contract to support National Grid ESO in balancing the grid

‘World first’: Deeside Power Station provides inertia and reactive power to National Grid ESO

It will reduce the need for carbon emitting generators to come online and enable the generation of more wind and solar power, in addition to saving consumers money

National Grid launches nine-year reactive electricity tender

Reactive power services help ensure voltage levels on the system remain within a given range, above or below nominal levels

UK first: Solar power plant helps keep the lights on at night

One of Lightsource BP’s solar farms in East Sussex provided a reactive power voltage support service overnight, delivered through UK Power Networks’ distribution network