Generation Capacity Statement

  • Low carbon generation

    There is a light that never goes out: T-4 CRM qualification

    On 8 March the summary qualification results for the upcoming 2022/23 T-4 capacity auction were released, breaking down those qualified to bid by technology type. As previously noted, this auction is an important one as it will give an indication of the new capacity seeking to connect to the Irish...

  • Energy storage and flexibility

    What’s the frequency Kenneth? Rapid Eirgrid Management (REM) on a high wind system

    Last week saw the Irish Wind Energy Association’s (IWEA) spring conference, and far from being the end of the world as we know it, the sector feels fine. On 14 March, the sector set yet another record with 55% of that day’s electricity coming from wind generation. The overall possible...