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Today’s Solar Eclipse Secondary Control Reserve Power Tender – Average Capacity Prices 546.58/579.70 EUR/MW

The German transmission system operators today secured additional secondary control reserve ahead of Friday’s solar eclipse. Results published on regelleistung.net show average capacity prices from today’s tender for 20 March 2015 of 546.58 EUR/MW (negative secondary control reserve) and 579.70 EUR/MW (positive secondary control reserve). Marginal capacity prices were 1,189.90 EUR/MW for negative and 1,320.00 EUR/MW positive secondary control reserve.

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Fraunhofer ISE: Solar Eclipse on 20 March 2015 Manageable

According to a study by Fraunhofer Institute for Solar Energy Systems (ISE), the effects of the solar eclipse on 20 March 2015 will be manageable in Germany even on a day with clear skies.

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Lights out on 20 March? ENTSOE’s Solar Eclipse 2015 Impact Analysis

ENTSOE’s impact analysis for the solar eclipse due on 20 March 2015 provides plenty of interesting information on how much PV generation we currently have in Europe. And how this, combined with a solar eclipse, may affect grid stability. The upcoming solar eclipse will pose a serious challenge to the regulating capability of the affected power system, covering aspects such as available regulation capacity, regulation speed and geographical location of reserves.

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