UK told electricity reforms must include storage

Engineering News 10 October 2012.

Britain needs to create a market in which electricity storage can make money rather than adding costs to consumers if it is to successfully integrate renewables into the power grid, S&C Electric said on Wednesday.

The call comes after a group of seven multinational companies, including leading wind turbine producers Vestas and Gamesa, told the government on Monday that they could halt their investments in green energy if there was not enough support for renewable energy in the upcoming overhaul of the UK’s electricity market…