Frequency Containment Reserve with batteries: Legal requirements for grid connection and entering the market
In the past the demand for Frequency Containment Reserve (FCR) was mainly covered by conventional power plants. However, batteries can provide their highest accuracy within milliseconds and are able to deliver FCR better than any other technology. As batteries are classified as so called “technical units with limited energy reservoir” they are required to meet higher technical requirements than conventional power plants in order to enter the market. The presentation gives an overview of the current legal framework and the preconditions for the prequalification of electricity storage in the balancing market with special focus on the European context.
Dr. Florian Brahms, Partner and Lawyer specialized in energy law since 2011. He has founded the boutique lawfirm BRAHMS GROOS & KOLLEGEN with now six lawyers. Befor he was employed at MAZARS und MASLOTON. Mr. Brahms is focused on renewable energy ficilities and decentralised energy, storage and heating concepts.Furthermore Dr. Brahms is also holding presentations and publishing in the field of energy law or energy-related juridical topics by picking up new developements like e.g. blockchain.