Articles tagged with: Dynamic Containment

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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.

‘It’s not all about’ Dynamic Containment in the UK

‘It’s not all about’ Dynamic Containment in the UK

24 Feb 2021, 13:54

Although there is growing interest within the energy storage industry around the National Grid’s Dynamic Containment (DC) system, operators who tap into it must be ready to adapt and maintain other revenue streams, a panel of industry experts heard this week.

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What is Dynamic Containment and what does it mean for battery energy storage in the UK?

14 Sep 2020, 13:38 • By Alex Done
What is Dynamic Containment and what does it mean for battery energy storage in the UK?

The dynamics of balancing electricity supply and demand on the grid have been deeply affected by the coronavirus pandemic, but it's certainly not the only reason why the UK's electricity system operator is introducing a new service called Dynamic Containment. What is it and why is the UK already replacing its firm frequency response (FFR) and other ancillary services?