SAPP market offers potential for battery energy storage

Issue 466 - 01 Aug 2022 - By Dan Marks | 2 minute read

The Southern African Power Pool (SAPP) offers several potential markets using a battery: the day-ahead market where power is traded in hourly slots; intra-day which is also hourly and operates two hours in advance; and a new balancing market which is an hour ahead for 15-minute intervals.

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