Renewables get green light to provide synthetic inertia

Renewable generators have been given the green light to begin providing synthetic inertia to the power grid after a “game-changing” modification to the Grid Code came into effect on Monday (14 February). National Grid Electricity System Operator said they will now be able to participate in its stability pathfinder project – its trial of a new grid stability service incorporating inertia, reactive power and short circuit level.

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