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Balancing Mechanism receives first supply

22nd August 2018 | Posted by: Daniel Birkett | Industry News

The National Grid’s Balancing Mechanism (BM) has received its first supply from a 10MW battery storage site. The successful transmission of energy into the BM is expected to provide a major boost to the UK’s renewable and battery storage industry.


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Flex providers encouraged to sell into the Balancing Mechanism

16th August 2018 | Posted by: Daniel Birkett | Industry News

The new roadmap allows flexible participants to sell into the BM by altering the generation and consumption levels of their assets. Bids are placed in flexibility to half hour settlement periods, the Grid then purchases what it needs to balance the system.


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Streamlined Energy and Carbon Reporting Revealed

3rd August 2018 | Posted by: Daniel Birkett | Industry News

The government has published its plan for new Streamlined Energy and Carbon Reporting (SECR) regulations.The plan outlines a replacement for current CRC Energy Efficiency Scheme which will be scrapped next year as businesses complain it is too complex.


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Feed-in Tariff to be scrapped?

24th July 2018 | Posted by: Daniel Birkett | Industry News

The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has launched a consultation to scrap the Feed-in Tariff with no plans to replace the scheme.


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Brent records largest loss for two years

12th July 2018 | Posted by: Daniel Birkett | Industry News

Oil prices displayed significant losses yesterday following news of a rise in supply in Libya and concerns regarding the trade dispute between the US and China.