Energy markets have undergone significant changes in just a few years. Gone are the days when the country relied on large power plants to supply energy to households. Just ten years ago, coal-fired power plants supplied 34% of the UK’s electricity. But this has plummeted to just 6.7% in 2017, as the government’s pledge to force unabated coal power off the UK grid by 2025 bites. Generation from renewable sources meanwhile hit 29%.
Anesco’s Breach Farm becomes first battery storage site to supply electricity to UK Balancing Mechanism
In a ground-breaking move for the UK’s renewables industry, a battery storage unit developed by Anesco has officially become the first battery storage asset to supply electricity to National Grid’s Balancing Mechanism.
It's been a big week here at Limejump so far and we have another surprise for you. A visual look at out Virtual Power Plant.
Limejump enters the UK Balancing Mechanism Market increasing competition with the Big 6 and other major power plants
Smaller generators, Demand Response Sites and Battery Storage can now access the National Grid Balancing Mechanism market through Limejump’s advanced technology.
Following the latest Firm Frequency Response (FFR) tender results, Limejump has been awarded 89MW of the total contracted National Grid Volume.
Limejump today announced that with the recent commissioning of an additional 20 MW of National Grid tested battery storage completed this week, adding to their current portfolio under management,
Limejump celebrates these auction results as an impressive 104MW of managed battery is included Auction results at a glance: