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Apr

HOW CAN SYSTEM OPERATORS AND TSOS OBTAIN ANCILLARY SERVICES FROM DISTRIBUTED ENERGY STORAGE AND IMPROVE GRID RESILIENCE

On the island of Ireland EirGrid & SONI, the two TSOs and Market Operators, jointly operate a Single Electricity Market across the two jurisdictions. Our challenge is to manage the introduction of renewable generation to meet a 40% renewables target by 2020. On a small system the high penetration of wind generation requires the system to be operated in new and innovative ways – calling for market participants to provide greater flexibility and introducing new tools to manage and maintain the integrity of the power system. In parallel we recognise the increase in demand and storage activity in the market and behind the meter and are introducing new system services to address some of the power system consequences.

You can meet Robin McCormick, Director Of Operations, Planning & Innovation, and General Manager, EIRGRID, SONI (Ireland) at the 10th Energy Storage World Forum in Berlin on May 10th, 10:20am

If you want to know more about this and other topics directly from end users of energy storage technologies join us at one of these annual events: The Energy Storage World Forum (Grid Scale Applications), or The Residential Energy Storage Forum, or one of our Training Courses.

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