Capacity market: Battery storage and DSR tapped for back-up grid power next winter

Michael Holder
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Auction for 5GW of back-up power next winter sees record high prices with gas plants hoovering up contracts for lion’s share of capacity

Clean energy facilities including battery storage, demand side response and pumped hydro storage are among those tapped to provide back up power to the UK grid next winter, as the government awarded around...

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