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Farmers with sites potentially suitable for generator or battery-based grid-balancing systems are being urged to seize the initiative rather than wait for a developer to come knocking. Despite limited spare grid capacity in many areas there are still opportunities to rent out sites for such systems, which vary from 5 to 50MW in capacity, supplying electricity to the grid at short notice during peak times (typically 5.30pm-8pm). Generator-based systems, known as short-term operating reserve (Stor), and battery storage play similar […]