Grid stability partnership launched without CO2 emissions: With a new approach to managing the stability of the grid, Statkraft has joined forces with electrical engineering company GE Power Conversion.

Two rotating stabiliser synchronous machines will be manufactured and installed by GE Power Conversion at Statkraft’s site in Keith in the Northeast of Scotland.

Without generating carbon dioxide emissions, GE’s technology provides a way of replacing traditional thermal plant generation that provides stability services.

As a result providing secure electrical power at a lower cost to consumers, as fossil fuel-powered generation does not need to run, which allows more renewable generation to operate.

Head of Grid Integration, Statkraft UK, Guy Nicholson said: “The rotating stabiliser solution provides a way to replace the inertia provided by traditional thermal plant generation but operating without carbon emissions.”

Head of Networks at National Grid ESO, Julian Leslie said: “This approach is the first of its kind anywhere in the world and is a huge step forward in our ambition to be able to operate the GB electricity system carbon-free by 2025.

Grid stability partnership launched without CO2 emissions

Previous Post
Customers face rising energy bills due to subsidy costs
Next Post
Coconut oil could be worse than Palm Oil for environment

Related Posts

Statkraft to manage ‘largest solar and storage project’

Statkraft to manage ‘largest solar and storage project’: Statkraft and Warrington Renewables, a company owned by Warrington Borough Council, have signed a hybrid power purchase and optimisation agreement, for what it claims to be ‘UK’s largest solar and battery storage project’. The solar plant, which consists of a 27MWh battery storage facility and a 35MW…
Read More

Subscribe to our newsletter!

You have successfully subscribed to the newsletter

There was an error while trying to send your request. Please try again.

British Utilities will use the information you provide on this form to be in touch with you and to provide updates and marketing.