Centrica appointed supplier in UK demand side response framework

Centrica appointed supplier in UK demand side response framework

In July, the Crown Commercial Service named energy company Centrica as a supplier within its demand side response (DSR) framework, which financially incentivises customers to reduce or shift their electricity use at peak times. In the three-year framework agreement,...
Battery storage announced for Burbo Bank offshore wind farm

Battery storage announced for Burbo Bank offshore wind farm

Offshore wind farm developer DONG Energy will integrate an energy storage system into its Burbo Bank offshore wind farm to provide grid balancing for the UK power market. It will be the first project to combine offshore wind power generation and battery-based energy...
National Grid: EVs could raise UK peak power demand by 3.5GW by 2030

National Grid: EVs could raise UK peak power demand by 3.5GW by 2030

Electric vehicle (EV) demand could raise electricity peak demand by 3.5GW in the UK by 2030 according to a report published by the transmission system operator (TSO). In its annual Future Energy Scenarios report, published in July 2017, National Grid anticipated a...
AES and Siemens set up global energy storage joint venture

AES and Siemens set up global energy storage joint venture

An energy storage joint venture announced in July by AES and Siemens aims to capture growing global demand for cost-competitive energy storage.   The new company, called Fluence, will supply AES’s Advancion and Siemens’ Siestorage energy storage systems and offer...