Energy Storage

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Northern Powergrid goes Dutch in 100 MW auction

Distribution Network Operator (DNO) Northern Powergrid has announced plans for a flexibility auction - covering generation, storage and demand-side response - using an e-auction platform and a "dynamic purchasing" methodology.

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UKPN unveils flexibility tender across 115 sites

UK Power Networks (UKPN) has launched what is believed to be the UK's largest ever tender for flexibility services and storage, highlighting 115 sites where renewables could boost network capacity and reduce costs for customers.

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New energy storage research network setup

The Birmingham Centre for Energy Storage (BCES) will lead a new energy storage research network.

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Smith Brothers starts work on energy storage site

Work has started on the first of Arlington Energy's energy storage and gas peaking projects - a short term operating reserve (STOR) site - that will provide back-up power generation to National Grid.

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Ground-breaking energy storage operational in Newcastle

The world's first grid-scale pumped heat energy storage system is now up and running at Newcastle University, the Energy Technologies Institute (ETI) has announced.

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Why energy storage is going to revolutionise the electricity...

Find out why UK Power Networks think that energy storage is going to revolutionise the electricity system. See video below:

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Plans to install £25m battery approved

Pivot Power has announced plans to build a £25 million grid-scale battery in Norwich following a successful planning application.

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Smart storage

The launch last year of the Government-backed Smart Systems and Flexibility Plan was a milestone on the road to a smarter energy system in the UK. The plan outlined the way in which continued decarbonisation of the economy and greater adoption of renewable...