reactive power

July 24, 2023
Presenting the most-read news stories on Energy-Storage.news for the first half of 2023, including policy, technology and market developments shaping the industry.
February 13, 2023
A battery storage system in the UK has begun delivery of reactive power services, claimed as a world first contract of its kind.
October 31, 2022
News of major project acquisitions in another busy week for the UK battery storage market.
November 1, 2021
UK battery storage developer and investor Pivot Power, battery technology provider Wärtsilä and major utility company EDF’s 50MW/50MWh Kemsley battery energy storage system (BESS) has gone live.
April 8, 2021
A 100MW battery energy storage system just announced in the UK by battery storage developer, owner and operator Zenobe Energy is the first such system to win a long-term contract from the country’s transmission system operator to directly absorb reactive power from the transmission network.
November 23, 2020
Energy-Storage.news was delighted to host a sponsored webinar with Wärtsilä Energy on how energy storage is being used to support the uptake of electric transport last week – and you can now watch the whole thing on our YouTube channel.
November 19, 2020
UK energy storage solutions provider Zenobe Energy is targeting an additional 500MWh of storage and 1,000 electric buses following a £150 million (US$198.94 million) investment the infrastructure equity investment arm of investment manager M&G.
May 14, 2020
Residential energy storage provider Sunverge has won out in a competitive bidding process to provide systems and software for a proposed virtual power plant (VPP) project in Maryland in the US.
March 6, 2020
Batteries are to be used for reactive power services for the UK grid as part of a ‘world-first’ project to create a new reactive power market for distributed energy resources.
June 12, 2019
Plans by ScottishPower Renewables to build a 50MW battery next to its Whitelee onshore wind farm have been approved by the Scottish government, with the developer hailing it as a “significant step” towards renewable energy providing the baseload for the grid.

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