Articles tagged with: Britain

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Why 2020 was the UK’s ‘Year of Battery Storage’

18 Feb 2021, 08:34 • By Andy Colthorpe
Why 2020 was the UK’s ‘Year of Battery Storage’

Bigger projects, increased synergy with renewable energy generation, better evolved business models and a forward-thinking market design have contributed to the success of battery storage in the UK, with neighbouring Ireland also showing strong signs of rapid growth.

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VIDEO: What’s happened in UK energy storage since 2017

18 Nov 2020, 07:25 • By Andy Colthorpe
VIDEO: What’s happened in UK energy storage since 2017

Find out what’s been going on in the UK energy storage market over the past three years, presented by not-for-profit clean energy expert group Regen at the Virtual Energy Storage Summit which took place online in late September.

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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?