1. Batteries Act as First Responders When UK-France Interconnector Trips

    Batteries Act as First Responders When UK-France Interconnector Trips

    Flexibility providers including grid-connected energy storage systems sprung into action late last week after Britain’s interconnector with France suffered a trip, causing around 1GW of capacity to fall off the system in moments, causing fluctuations in the frequency of the grid.

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    1. There would be an uplift in prices as 1GW of extra power [was] needed to be procured, but… on this occasion, we didn't see an immense price surge, but events like this can have that effect and are happening more frequently with the increasingly volatile energy market.
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