Lower demand over the summer due to COVID-19 may exacerbate the significant effect on system demand embedded solar generation has.
A solar farm has provided National Grid ESO with reactive power overnight in what is being lauded as a UK first.
Centrica’s LEM hits a new milestone as flexibility from solar-plus-storage is procured by both National Grid ESO and Western Power Distribution (WPD) on the same platform.
National Grid ESO has teamed up with the University of Sheffield’s PV_Live initiative to map out ‘invisible’ solar panels and improve its forecasting.
National Grid ESO has turned to artificial intelligence to improve its solar forecasting by 33%.
Reductions in costs of solar technology, as well as co-location with increasingly cheaper storage, is set to boost solar growth in the later part of the next decade, said National Grid ESO.