Articles tagged with: Energy Trading

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What we know about Europe’s ‘largest grid-connected battery project’ so far

6 Aug 2021, 07:52 • By Alice Grundy, Molly Lempriere, Andy Colthorpe
What we know about Europe’s ‘largest grid-connected battery project’ so far

In mid-July, the 100MW / 100MWh Minety battery energy storage system (BESS) was completed in Wiltshire, southern England. Something of a landmark project for the UK and Europe's battery storage industries, here's what's happened so far, as reported by our sister sites Current± and Solar Power Portal.

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Batteries as an infrastructure asset class: A new paradigm

12 Jul 2021, 08:55 • By Laurent Segalen
Batteries as an infrastructure asset class: A new paradigm

Battery storage is flexible, remarkable — and investable — but you need to know what you’re doing and know where the market opportunities and limits lie. Renewable and clean energy financier Laurent Segalen from Megawatt-X explains some of the things he’s seen as batteries have become an infrastructure asset in their own right.

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Piecing together the ‘jigsaw of value’ in UK energy storage

24 May 2021, 14:20 • By Molly Lempriere
Piecing together the ‘jigsaw of value’ in UK energy storage

With a project pipeline in excess of 14GW, a developing regulatory envelope and maturing revenue streams, the UK’s energy storage sector continues to be at the forefront globally. Molly Lempriere charts the market’s development to date and uncovers how it has responded to deployment barriers.

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Europe’s energy storage transformation

9 Nov 2020, 08:40 • By Naim El Chami
Europe’s energy storage transformation

Energy storage systems were historically used for grid balancing purposes within Europe, limiting their use to such applications or to be considered as “auxiliaries” to renewable generation assets. However, as market prices evolve and new revenue streams emerge, stakeholders must discover the diverse applications energy storage can tap into, writes Naim El Chami.

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CASE STUDY: Co-optimising a municipally owned battery storage site in Britain

3 Sep 2020, 12:36 • By Thomas Jennings
CASE STUDY: Co-optimising a municipally owned battery storage site in Britain

The largest battery storage project to be owned by a local government authority in the UK, the 30MW Fideoak project, required a novel software solution to ensure that the best return and maximum impact could be made with public money invested, as Thomas Jennings of Kiwi Power explains.

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Digitising the solar revolution

1 Jul 2020, 14:34 • By Dr Jemma Green
Digitising the solar revolution

Our ability to generate renewable energy is scaling up fast, and solutions to integrate that energy will rely on technologies like blockchain to help keep new solutions on track. Power Ledger’s executive chairman and co-founder, Dr Jemma Green, looks at the role blockchain plays within her company’s platform to integrate and automate solar energy trading and balancing.

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Energy Storage Digital Summit Q&A: Optimising for the multi-market strategy, with EDF’s Chris Regan

9 Jun 2020, 14:58 • By Andy Colthorpe
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Energy Storage Digital Summit Q&A: Optimising for the multi-market strategy, with EDF’s Chris Regan

SPONSORED: EDF are one of the largest aggregators of distributed flexible assets in Europe with significant presence in the UK, France, Germany and Belgium. Chris Regan, Head of Energy Trading Services, speaks to Energy-Storage.news editor Andy Colthorpe about EDF's view on battery storage and optimisation, the impacts of the pandemic on this market and what the future could look like.

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PV and ESS in Japan’s changing energy market landscape

4 Mar 2020, 06:23 • By Andy Colthorpe
PV and ESS in Japan’s changing energy market landscape

It has always been anticipated that by the early 2020s, the feed-in tariff would have tapered away in Japan’s booming solar market. Andy Colthorpe speaks with analyst Izumi Kaizuka at RTS Corporation to learn more about what the future holds for post-subsidy solar in Japan.