Coal loses out in latest auction for winter back-up grid supply contracts

Michael Holder
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Ratcliffe-on-Soar coal power station | Credit: By Alan Murray-Rust, CC BY-SA 2.0
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Ratcliffe-on-Soar coal power station | Credit: By Alan Murray-Rust, CC BY-SA 2.0

Capacity Market clears at record high price of £45/kW with gas, demand side response, and battery storage projects sweeping up lion's share of contracts

Gas power, demand side response (DSR), and battery storage sites have secured the lion's share of contracts designed to help ensure the lights are kept on during next winter's peak in power demand, after...

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