Articles tagged with: Uk

RES and TRIG bring Scotland’s first utility-scale battery online

RES and TRIG bring Scotland’s first utility-scale battery online

13 Sep 2018, 12:27

Scotland’s first utility-scale battery storage facility has been officially opened today, having begun delivering sub-second balancing services to National Grid at the end of June under a bespoke agreement secured before the hotly contested Enhanced Frequency Response (EFR) auction of 2016.

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A Better FiT - Two years on from UK Solar’s ground zero

12 Feb 2018, 15:26 • By Liam Stoker
A Better FiT - Two years on from UK Solar’s ground zero

Two years ago the government’s new feed-in tariff regime came into force, starting an immensely difficult period for the solar industry. Deployment has fallen by nearly 80%, and thousands of jobs have been lost. This is the inside track of how it happened.

First completed EFR project announced by E.On

First completed EFR project announced by E.On

9 Oct 2017, 15:27

E.On has become the first company to have secured an Enhanced Frequency Response (EFR) contract last year to announce the completion of its project following the installation and connection of its 10MW battery at the Blackburn Meadows biomass plant last month.

UKPN unveils fast track process for small-scale storage

UKPN unveils fast track process for small-scale storage

27 Jul 2017, 10:39

UK Power Networks (UKPN) has launched a new fast-track application process for small-scale electricity storage just days after the government solidified its support for the technology with funding allocations and new regulatory proposals.