Articles tagged with: Ancillary Services

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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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Beyond weatherisation: Energy storage can give ERCOT the flexibility & resilience its networks need

6 Jul 2021, 11:45 • By Wayne Muncaster
Beyond weatherisation: Energy storage can give ERCOT the flexibility & resilience its networks need

Texas' ERCOT market has been one of the US' fastest-growing regions for renewable energy, but recent weather-driven events have made it clear that more needs to be done to ensure electricity system reliability. The answers are already here, affordable and practical, argues Wayne Muncaster, vice-president at commercial demand response platform technology group GridBeyond.

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Inside Europe’s newest frequency response opportunity for energy storage, aFRR

21 Jun 2021, 14:18 • By Tanguy Poirot, Corentin Baschet
Inside Europe’s newest frequency response opportunity for energy storage, aFRR

A cross-border platform is being created in Europe for the provision of secondary reserve to maintain the grid's operating frequency, which will be open to energy storage in the coming years. Tanguy Poirot, analyst, and Corentin Baschet, head of market analysis at energy storage specialist consultancy Clean Horizon take a deep dive.

India prepares to open up ancillary services market to energy storage

India prepares to open up ancillary services market to energy storage

1 Jun 2021, 13:04

Aimed at ensuring reliability of electricity supply in the era of renewable energy, India’s Central Electricity Regulatory Commission has drafted ancillary services market regulations allowing for energy storage and demand response resources to participate.