Thursday, 8 February 2018

NEM keeps its eyes peeled on power system frequency

As the Australian summer enters its peak demand season, the eagle-eyed market operator AEMO is diligently monitoring the grid to maintain power system frequency and keep time errors within limits. EnerNOC recently started to provide to provide up to 70 MW of Frequency Control Ancillary Services (FCAS).
Demand response - as a large ‘ready to use’ resource - can supply grid balancing services faster, cheaper and with fewer emissions than traditional generators can.

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