Anyone making observations into last week’s market would likely have found themselves stuck on repeat talking about the impact of wind.
The Week in Flexibility: Storm Ciara brings asset trips, turbine halts and a close call with a frequency drop
As the clean-up operation for Storm Ciara gets underway, there were a number of notable grid operation and flexibility points over the course of the storm.
The Week in Flexibility: Strong demand and nuclear outage pressure the system – and conditions create a bumper week for Limejump customers
Last week kicked off with a Monday dominated by strong demand. The system was already strained with a short in-day outage on the Heysham 27 nuclear power plant and some struggling CCGTs.
The Fortnight in Flexibility: Disruptive CCGT and extreme imbalances paint the picture of the past two weeks
Welcome to a bumper two-week issue of our Week in Flexibility blog. 55 was the number of the day on Tuesday 14th January, with the day’s prices hovering at £55/MWh for pretty much the whole day.