Ofgem codifies response to fault ride through failures

Ofgem has approved a modification to the Grid Code to formalise the response to the failure of a generator to ride through a normal fault on the transmission network. The modification was originally proposed by SSE after National Grid Electricity System Operator raised concerns over a growing number of instances in which generators suffered outages at the same time as a fault on the transmission network that did not push it outside of normal operational limits.

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