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.
Following the latest Firm Frequency Response (FFR) tender results, Limejump has been awarded 89MW of the total contracted National Grid Volume.