TITLE

Wind threatens funds for balancing plant

AUTHOR(S)
Wood, Janet
PUB. DATE
July 2009
SOURCE
Utility Week;7/10/2009, p28
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on a report which reveals the effect of the plan of the British government for a vast increase in wind generation on the investment climate for balancing plant. It notes that the proposed increase in wind generation will create an electricity market with huge price increases. How the capacity payment system used in the Irish Single Energy Market could incentivise new plant is discussed.
ACCESSION #
43622834

 

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