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April 3, 2018
Storage developers eyeing opportunities in Ireland’s DS3 programme will be able to bid for six-year contracts providing frequency response and reserve services in September when transmission system operator EirGrid will launch a new procurement process.
January 15, 2018
Northern Ireland’s Queens University Belfast (QUB) has found that battery-based energy storage can provide inertial response for system reliability much more efficiently, at a lower cost and with substantially reduced emissions than thermal generation. Dr Marek Kubic at Fluence, which is working with QUB, explains.
January 10, 2018
Fresh details have emerged surrounding UK-headquartered utility Centrica’s rumoured 100MW battery after a planning application was submitted to Kilkenny County Council in Ireland through a joint venture formed in part by local subsidiary Bord Gáis Energy.
December 14, 2017
Battery storage and smart technologies are to be rolled out to homes in the Irish town of Dingle as part of a new trial to test their potential to support the use of variable renewable energy supply resources and smart connection to the Irish electricity grid.
October 11, 2017
A new redox flow battery demonstration project was launched in Belfast, Northern Ireland, this week.
October 10, 2017
Microsoft is going to be the off-taker of power from a 37MW wind power project in Europe, trialling the use of integrated battery energy storage to trade the energy.
December 8, 2016

Ireland’s first Tesla Powerpack commercial-scale energy storage system has been installed successfully recently, while England’s first was officially opened with a visit from a government minister yesterday.

September 27, 2016

Australia-based Ecoult has been selected by German developer Freqcon to install its UltraBattery lead-acid ultracapacitor hybrid for energy storage at South Dublin’s Tallaght Smart Grid Testbed.

April 1, 2016

A flywheel-battery hybrid storage system has been installed in Ireland, a system that the companies involved claim is the first of its kind.

May 21, 2015

Trojan Battery, manufacturer of deep-cycle lead acid batteries, has announced that it is expanding its research and development capabilities with a new facility in Sligo, Ireland.

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