First of its kind tender sees Black Start contracts awarded in South West &...

National Grid ESO has announced contracts with six providers for Black Start services in the South West and Midlands, the result of a new...

Ofgem complains about ESO’s delay in implementing TERRE in the UK

On 4 September 2020, the ESO published an update stating that go-live for TERRE will not be achieved before early December at the earliest. In...

Highview Power begins work on long duration liquid air energy storage facility in Manchester

Highview Power in partnership with Carlton Power, announced today that it is beginning the execution process on a 50 MW liquid air energy storage...

Join us for Energy Flexibility Week

Join us for Energy Flexibility Week, brought to you by The Energyst. A series of morning webinar sessions that will take place from Tuesday...

National Grid Partners invests in two AI startups to protect critical infrastructure

National Grid Partners (NGP), the investment and innovation arm of National Grid plc announces two new investments in data analytics startups that use artificial...

UK’s largest battery ready to balance the grid

Gresham House Energy Storage Fund and flexible energy specialist Flexitricity have announced that the UK’s largest battery is now live. Edinburgh based Flexitricity is optimising...

Electricity North West accelerates its flexibility procurement by signposting competitions on Piclo Flex

Electricity North West has accelerated its flexibility procurement by publishing a Dynamic Purchasing System (DPS) on Piclo Flex, an independent online marketplace for trading...

New solar and Tesla Batteries help to make Portsmouth Greener

A new large 250 kilo-watt (kW) solar system has been installed on the roofs of Portsmouth City Council's Hilsea Industrial Estate. This complements the...

Flexibility project reaches successful milestone

An ongoing power flexibility trial we're leading is demonstrating that flexibility can be bought and sold in a continuous short-term market. Over the past...

Kaluza works with Scottish wind farm to provide flexibility with new ODFM service

Kaluza, an intelligent energy platform, has begun working with Vento Ludens, owners and operators of the Muirake wind farm in Aberdeenshire, to provide a...

Closing the gap between industry and energy

“Energy services are not a peripheral, effective management and energy market participation is integral to business success” announced Michael Phelan, CEO at GridBeyond, in...

Need for a more flexible energy system highlighted by lockdown and conditions

An unusually low wind output coinciding with a number of generator outages means the cushion of spare capacity has been reduced said system operator...

Virtual Lead Parties could trade in the wholesale market

Elexon is calling for volunteers to join a new Workgroup to assess a Balancing and Settlement Code Modification proposal allowing Virtual Lead Parties to...

A further 222MW of flexibility takes WPD over its target, but it wants...

Western Power Distribution (WPD) has awarded a further 222MWs of flexibility as it concluded its sixth round of flexibility procurement. To date, WPD has sought...

Long-duration alternative to Lithium batteries

The California Energy Commission has selected four energy storage projects incorporating vanadium flow batteries (VFBs) from UK-based Invinity Energy Systems for funding as part...

Four DNOs collaborate to streamline flexibility across networks

Four UK distribution network operators have joined together for the first time to provide flexibility providers with a direct path to participate in flexibility...

Need for speed: National Grid launches Dynamic Containment service

National Grid ESO will launch a new service to help balance the power grid this week. Dynamic Containment is designed to bring frequency back to...

Intergen seeks generation licence for giant 700MWh battery storage scheme

Intergen has applied for a generation licence at Spalding Energy Park, where it has planning permission for a battery storage system of up to...

Limejump to trade flex from 46MW subsidy-free wind farm in BM and CM

Shell-owned virtual power plant operator Limejump has landed a deal to trade power from the 46MW Crossdykes wind farm in Dumfries & Galloway, Scotland. The...

Inertia booster: Welsh Power and Quinbrook start work on flywheel flex project

Welsh Power and Quinbrook Infrastructure Partners have broken ground on a new project to help keep the GB power system stable. Awarded one of five...