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Storage shows its worth in UK's first enhanced frequency response auction
RenewEconomy
The U.K.'s National Grid has published the winners of its inaugural Enhanced Frequency Response (EFR) services auction, revealing the growing ability of the country's new and low-carbon flexible technologies, and storage systems in particular, to help ...



Bonhams Expecting Sales Boost from Blue Diamond
Rapaport
The diamond is in an 18-karat white-gold four-claw setting and originates from a private British collection. “With so few blue diamonds coming to auction, we are anticipating global interest,” said Jean Ghika, head of jewelry for Bonhams UK and Europe.

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RTE.ie

McCartney demo, given to Cilla Black, fetches £18000
RTE.ie
A demo disc recorded by Paul McCartney which was later a hit for Cilla Black sold for £18,000 - or €21,000 - at auction yesterday, August 27. The demo disc featured the song, It's for You, which subsequently gave Cilla Black a UK top 10 hit in 1964.

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Burton Mail

Egyptian artefact found in Derbyshire wardrobe could fetch up to £4000 at auction
Burton Mail
A fascinating relic used by craftsmen in ancient Egypt to build temples, has been found in a Derbyshire wardrobe. The 4,500-year-old Egyptian wooden maul, or mallet, is owned by the descendant of a serviceman who brought it home to the UK after serving ...



BBC News

National treasures: What objects has the UK fought to keep in the ...
BBC News
Jane Austen's ring, a £50m Picasso and other objects the UK has fought to keep in the country.

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Aston Martin DB4 Trio Offered at 2016 RM Sotheby's London
Sports Car Digest
Of course, RM sold the most expensive DB4, and currently the most expensive British car to ever be sold at auction, the DB4GT Zagato, at its 2015 New York Driven by Disruption sale for $14.3 million, so our relationship with the iconic marque is well ...

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BBC News

Paul McCartney demo given to Cilla Black sells for £18K
BBC News
A long-lost demo disc recorded by Paul McCartney that was given to Cilla Black has sold for £18,000 at auction, the Beatles expert who found it has said. Black, who died in 2015, had a UK top 10 hit in 1964 with It's for You, written by McCartney and ...

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Blouinartinfo UK

'British & European Paintings' Auction at Woolley & Wallis
Blouinartinfo UK
When: Auction of Old masters, British, and European paintings at Woolley & Wallis, Salisbury, UK, on September 7, 2016. What: On auction will be rare and collectible British and European paintings by artists from various periods such as the 17th ...

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edie.net

National Grid brings 'exciting new chapter' for energy storage with auction launch
edie.net
National Grid has awarded seven firms including Vattenfall, Low Carbon and EDF Energy Renewables four-year contracts to provide balancing services to the network in the UK's first 200MW Enhanced Frequency Response (EFR) auction. The Enhanced ...

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Business Green

National Grid ushers large-scale battery storage onto UK power system
Business Green
"The conclusion of the EFR auction shows that storage is now ready to deliver, and with the right framework can provide vital services to UK Plc," James Court, REA head of policy and external affairs, said in a statement. "National Grid deserve credit ...

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