Batteries make national grid price reforms more important than ever, says electricity regulator

Pattrick Smellie
Tue, 26 Jun 2018

By Pattrick Smellie June 26 (BusinessDesk) - Advances in large-scale batteries for use in the national electricity system make it more important than ever to reform the way different parts of the country are charged for access to the national electricity grid, the Electricity Authority says. In its first formal update since April last year on the fate of the long-running and vexed transmission pricing methodology (TPM) review, the EA says the emergence of new battery technologies will skew investments even more towards pushing the cost of...

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