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Quantifying the UK’s energy storage ‘world of opportunity’

26 Oct 2017, 10:36 • By Andy Colthorpe
Quantifying the UK’s energy storage ‘world of opportunity’

Chris Pritchett, contract lawyer and partner heading up the energy and environment practice at Foot Anstey, recently served as moderator for the “Developers and financiers debate” at the Energy Storage Conference at the Solar & Storage Live 2017 show in Birmingham. In attendance were fund managers and project developers and a robust discussion followed and afterwards, Chris caught up with Andy Colthorpe for an in-depth interview on camera.

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Inside Parc y Cymoedd, Vattenfall’s EFR project and first UK battery

25 Oct 2017, 09:03 • By David Pratt
Inside Parc y Cymoedd, Vattenfall’s EFR project and first UK battery

Last month Vattenfall invited Clean Energy News to visit Parc y Cymoedd, the largest onshore wind farm in Wales and home of the company's first energy storage project in the UK, one of eight in total to have won an Enhanced Frequency Response (EFR) contract last year. As the company explained, after a "very steep, almost vertical learning curve" Vattenfall is ready to take on whatever National Grid comes up with next.

Tesla battery from Kiwi Power to offer 24/7 frequency response

Tesla battery from Kiwi Power to offer 24/7 frequency response

12 Oct 2017, 08:53

Kiwi Power is to finance and develop a battery storage project at a multi-technology renewable energy site in south Wales, where it will provide constant grid services availability to National Grid for two years in a first for the aggregator.