Articles tagged with: Frequency Response

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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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Energy-Storage.news’ most-read news stories of the year 2020

30 Dec 2020, 08:30 • By Andy Colthorpe
Energy-Storage.news’ most-read news stories of the year 2020

Let’s take a look at the news stories that had the most page views on the site since the beginning of 2020. The list covers everything from always-in-focus topics of cost reduction and competitiveness, to fire safety, innovation and commercialisation of new technologies and, of course in this year, COVID-19.

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Interviews

‘Energy storage is the first truly digital asset for the electric network’: Fluence, AMS Q&A

27 Oct 2020, 04:16 • By Andy Colthorpe
‘Energy storage is the first truly digital asset for the electric network’: Fluence, AMS Q&A

The acquisition of Advanced Microgrid Solutions (AMS) saw energy storage technology provider and system integrator Fluence take on AMS' artificial intelligence (AI)-enabled optimised bidding software for energy storage and renewable energy assets. Energy-Storage.news editor Andy Colthorpe asked Fluence CTO Brett Galura and former AMS CEO Seyed H. Madaeni some key questions about the acquisition.

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Analysis

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?

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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.