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Research: 24GW of Long Duration Energy Storage Needed for Net Zero UK Grid
Market reforms needed to stimulate investment in projects capable of storing electricity for four hours or longer, according to Aurora Energy Research.
Submarine Cable to Connect 10.5 GW Wind-Solar Complex in Morocco to the UK Grid
UK-based Xlinks is planning to build 10.5 GW of wind and solar in Morocco and sell the power generated by the huge plant in the UK.
Brexit Creates Major Problem For UK Energy Companies
In the international electricity markets, countries fall into one of three categories: those that provide adequately for their needs like the US, those with exc…
Integrated UK Grid from 2025 ‘Extremely challenging’
National Grid Electricity Systems Operator believes using shared transmission to link UK wind farms from 2025 could result in missed 2030 deployment targets of …
Siemens Energy Begins Construction of UK Grid Stabilization Project
The technology, which consists of a synchronous condenser and flywheel provides inertia to strengthen the grid, short circuit power to ensure a reliable operati…
Clean Energy Transition
UK Urged to Unveil New Grid Target for Complete Hydrogen Revolution
The UK government must introduce a new hydrogen target for Britain’s gas grids to start turning the country’s zero-carbon hydrogen ambitions into a reality, s…
Bovine Biomethane Connected to UK's Grid for the First Time
In the UK, biomethane obtained from cattle manure and straw has been connected to National Grid’s gas transmission system for the first time.
Hitachi ABB Power Grids Wins HVDC Order Linking Shetland Islands to the UK Grid
The link, which will connect Shetland to the UK transmission system and will enhance security of power supply and help transmit wind power generated on the isla…
Atlantis Marks 30GWh MeyGen Milestone
SIMEC Atlantis has seen its 6MW tidal energy project MeyGen delivering 30 gigawatt hours of electricity to the UK grid.
UK Grid Balancing Costs Deferred
The UK energy regulator Ofgem has agreed to the deferral of extra grid balancing costs arising from the impact of the coronavirus pandemic.
Nuclear Power Plant
UK Grid Explores Reducing Nuclear Output
Britain is in talks with France to cut output from Sizewell, a 1.2 GW nuclear power station.
Nuclear Power Plant
EDF Asked to Lower Sizewell Nuclear Plant Output to Help Balance UK Grid
EDF Energy (EDF.PA) has been asked to temporarily reduce output at its Sizewell B nuclear plant in the east of England to help balance the grid and prevent blac…
Ofgem Charges Ahead with UK Grid Reforms
UK energy regulator Ofgem is to press ahead with grid charge reforms that renewable trade associations say will undermine subsidy-free deployment.
Could the Nation’s Fridges Rebalance the UK Grid?
A new deal between the UK’s National Grid and Asda will see the supermarket giant provide around 13MW of ‘virtual battery power’ from its air-conditioning an…
MAN Delivering Back-Up Power For UK Grid
MAN Energy Solutions has won orders from Statera Energy, the UK-based flexible-energy company, for the supply of eight MAN 20V35/44G TS engines for two 50 MW po…