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First grid-scale battery opened in Scotland

The first utility-scale battery facility in Scotland has been commissioned.  The 20MW Broxburn Energy Storage installation was built and managed by RES and owned by The Renewables Infrastructure Group (TRIG). Livingston-based NRS Group were the main civils contractor during the £1.5…

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New Power issue 115 September 2018 Cover

Maxine Frerk, Grid Edge Policy

Distribution network operators could take the lead. Instead of falling back on the rules and saying they can’t do anything, why not take on government’s wish for more renewables?

Mark Hamilton, Solo Energy:

The ability to control demand is the ultimate disruption

David Martin, PowerLedger:

Unless you can remunerate a customer, why would they let you use their assets?

 

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How Estonia deals with a shift in grid usage

The rise of PV

RIIO questions