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    Welcome to the Power Potential Project



    The first trial of its kind in the world, Power Potential aims to open up new markets for distributed energy resources and generate additional capacity by alleviating transmission and distribution constraints. The outcome will be more renewable energy connected to the network and savings for our customers. It takes a coordinated whole system approach to achieve efficient network planning and operation.

    Power Potential is explores how large volumes of power from distributed renewable energy and storage can be effectively absorbed into the transmission network and can provide services, such as dynamic voltage control, traditionally provided by generators such as coal and gas-fired power stations.

    The three year study is based in the South East region of the UK, where connection of distributed energy resources is growing rapidly. Given the region’s location, there is also high interconnection with continental Europe with HVDC links of 2GW increasing to 5GW with future projects.  

    National Grid, in partnership with UK Power Networks, was been awarded £8 million by Ofgem from Ofgem’s Network Innovation Competition (NIC), which supports energy projects that demonstrate environmental benefits, cost reductions and improved security of supply. 

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      Access our original project submission for Ofgem and other documents here.

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      Find out more about our technical solution: Distributed Energy Resources Management System (DERMS).

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