Wind generation toppled several records in Q1 2018, contributing towards a record high of 25TWh of renewable generation.
Battery storage and demand-side response have continued to play a crucial role in the UK’s power mix, together landing more than 500MW of contracts in the most recent T-1 Capacity Market auction.
The UK government has today set the date and terms for its phase out of unabated coal generation on the country’s electricity grid.
Renewables and nuclear combined to generate more than half of the UK’s power for a second successive quarter in Q3, but energy monitoring firm EnAppSys has warned of looming factors that could prevent their share from growing further.
UK energy company Drax is to consider adding a 200MW battery storage project to its coal-fired power station in North Yorkshire in an effort to add value through greater flexibility and extend its operation.
UK power producer Drax has laid out its intention to repurpose its coal plants after increased depreciation of those assets caused the firm to incur a H1 loss.