Wind threatens funds for balancing plant

Wood, Janet
July 2009
Utility Week;7/10/2009, p28
Trade Publication
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.


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