This week’s TOP 5 includes Ireland preparing to procure 140 MW of assets for its DS3 programme, RES inaugurating its Broxburn battery in Scotland, Anesco installing a behind the meter C&I battery, Connected Energy and Argonaut using second life batteries to respond to C&I energy storage needs, and the Australian Energy Market Operator seeking to establish a register and potential participation of distributed energy resources to better manage the National Electricity Market.
- Anesco has installed a 3.75 MW / 3.75 MW battery in the UK at Philips Dennis Foodservices.
- The Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO) will establish a register of Distributed Energy Resources (DERs) in the National Electricity Market (NEM), including small scale battery systems coupled with rooftop PV, to help in planning and operating the power system.
- RES has officially commissioned the 20 MW Broxburn energy storage facility in West Lothian, Scotland.
- Up to 140 MW of capacity will be procured in Ireland’s DS3 programme (new frequency response balancing programme) with projects to be chosen September 2019 and come online by September 2021.
- Connected Energy partners with Argonaut to use Renault second life batteries for behind the meter C&I storage.