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August 25, 2022
Electric vehicles have been used to help balance the grid in what has been dubbed a first for vehicle-to-grid tech in the UK.
July 19, 2022
The UK will have 50GW-plus of energy storage installed by 2050 in a best case scenario attainment of net zero, according to grid operator National Grid’s Future Energy Scenarios report.
April 12, 2022
The newest frequency service launched by the UK’s National Grid Electricity System Operator has gone live.
February 23, 2021
A look at this morning’s Energy Storage Summit 2021 keynote discussion, ‘What is the key for really making money from batteries?’ and the panel’s thoughts on the increasingly complex range of revenue pathways.
January 20, 2021
Following a dramatic start to the year, Energy-Storage.news takes a look at what is driving price volatility in Britain and what battery energy storage could do about it.
September 21, 2020
In an effort to make it easier for smaller participants to bid into the Balancing Mechanism (BM), National Grid ESO has introduced a new interface.
September 14, 2020
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?
July 31, 2020
More electricity storage and longer durations will be needed for the UK to meet net zero, according to electricity system operator National Grid ESO’s latest modelling.
July 14, 2020
Barriers have been removed allowing for battery storage projects five times the size as the current limit in Britain, in a move hailed as a “significant, positive and well-timed” step.

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