• Low carbon generation

    Burnin’ up: Fuelling the transition

    Reliably sourcing sustainable and local biomass is something that Bord Na Móna have worked hard to do since they began co-firing peat with biomass at their Edenderry station in 2007. This week’s blog discusses the future of biomass in Ireland and the potential for growth as the country moves to...

  • Energy storage and flexibility

    Imbalance prices turn negative for six straight hours

    Imbalance prices turned negative for 13 consecutive settlement periods on Sunday, as low electricity demand and high levels of wind output led the System Operator to reduce generation output from a variety of wind, combined cycle gas turbines (CCGT) and biomass power stations. The imbalance price dropped below zero in...