firm frequency response

  • Energy storage and flexibility

    Key highlights from our Balancing Services Forecast report

    In this week’s ‘Chart of the Week’, we will outline some of the key highlights from our latest report, to provide you with a flavour of the latest long-term trends for response and reserve.

  • Energy storage and flexibility

    Sky-high prices in Dynamic Containment

    In this week’s ‘Chart of the Week’, we explore the drivers behind the record high prices seen in the Dynamic Containment Low service in June, which saw individual assets accrue gross revenues of over £1mn, and consider the outlook for future service prices.

  • Energy storage and flexibility

    Chart of the week | FFR tender results surprises

    On 16 October, National Grid ESO published its monthly tender results for the Firm Frequency Response (FFR) service. Stiff competition from participants, including battery storage projects and the influx of aggregators, have led to an oversupplied service. This has seen the prices realised fall and stagnate. This week look into...