Smart Grid T&D
Statkraft, Europe’s largest generator of renewable energy, has signed its first supplier contract for the construction of the Lister Drive Greener Grid Park in Liverpool.
IFA2, National Grid’s second electricity interconnector linking the UK and France, is now able to flow low carbon electricity between the two countries at full capacity.
Siemens Energy has been awarded contracts by global energy company Uniper to provide rotating grid stabilization technology at two sites in the UK.
A new ancillary service procured by National Grid to manage the frequency of Britain’s electricity system is set to support the country’s green energy transition and provide new opportunities for battery projects.
Siemens Energy has started work to construct one of the UK’s first grid stabilisation facilities.
National Grid Ventures and TenneT will explore the feasibility of connecting Dutch and British wind farms to the energy systems of both countries via subsea electricity cables called interconnectors.
National Grid has selected certification body DNV GL as a lead partner in the Offshore Wind Coordination project in Great Britain.
Drax Group’s 440MW Cruachan Power Station is to undergo a £1million ($1.3 million) upgrade to modernize its turbine control system.