RES wins 35MW energy storage contract in National Grid’s Enhanced Frequency Response tender

RES is delighted to have been awarded a contract by National Grid through its first commercial tender process for Enhanced Frequency Response (EFR) services.  Under the four year contract awarded today, RES will deliver 35MW of sub second frequency response service through a battery energy storage project.

Commenting on the contract win Rob Sauven, Group Business Development Director at RES, said:This contract with National Grid is another big step forward for RES in expanding our industry-leading, global energy storage expertise in the UK.  RES has successfully pioneered a range of grid services through energy storage projects in the US and Canada, and has a growing portfolio of UK projects.

We are therefore well placed to deliver this innovative service to support the National Grid in balancing the GB electricity system cost-effectively; which in turn will bring significant benefits to UK electricity consumers.”

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