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Step forward for Greenlink interconnector

Applications have been submitted for environmental permits for the planned Greenlink interconnector between Wales and the Republic of Ireland. Current News reports that a Foreshore Licence application has been submitted to the Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government’s Foreshore…

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New Power 129 November 2019 FC

Get set for liquidity changes: Ofgem says market making obligation likely to lapse 

Inertia: “This is not power engineering, this is signal processing and communications engineering”

Offshore wind: “This market is stable enough now to be able to go it alone. The GIB probably isn’t needed any more”

Fast flexibility: “Three changes could cumulatively bring thousands of megawatts of new fast-acting flexibility”

Howard Porter, Beama: “It would be better to invest in smart kit rather than in digging up the road”