Sunday, August 20th, 2017

Interconnectors to help manage green power

LONDON (Reuters) – Building more electricity links between Britain and its neighbouring markets could be an answer to managing its growing renewable energy output which is hard to predict and cannot be stored, a manager at National Grid said on Tuesday. Interconnectors to continental Europe and Scandinavia can help balance Britain’s electricity system when renewable energy production, such as wind or solar power, exceeds demand levels. They also allow Britain to import extra electricity when green energy output is low during times of weak wind or cloudy weather. …


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