frequency regulation

The largest commercial battery storage system in Europe, commissioned by WEMAG in Schwerin, Germany, is proving that battery energy storage can beat traditional power for grid frequency regulation. Photo credit: Younicos

When batteries beat traditional power

Battery storage is usually seen as being a handy adjunct to help renewable energy square up to traditional power plants. But on frequency regulation, at least, it seems batteries may actually be better than the…


RES Americas has opened the first dedicated grid frequency regulation energy storage plant in Ohio for PJM.

Frequency regulation: the battery business case

The value of battery systems in helping with grid frequency regulation is being put to the test this week in a project in Ohio, USA. Renewable Energy Systems Americas (RES Americas), a North American renewable power project…