SP Energy Networks has announced plans to procure 95MW of flexibility services in the coming months after becoming the fourth distribution network operator to join the Piclo Flex online marketplace on a commercial basis.
Residents of a block of flats in Brixton are to offer flexibility services to UK Power Networks as part of a ground-breaking trial. The scheme will build upon the existing CommUNITY project run by EDF Energy and Repowering London, which enabled the occupants of Elmore House to trade electricity generated on site through a peer-to-peer energy market.
As more details emerge on the causes of last Friday’s power cut, the former head of engineering at National Grid argues the blackout should prompt a complete rethink of its strategy for dealing with outages and the growing volatility of the electricity system.
Energy Networks Association’s Open Networks Project, which has been engaging with industry to power towards a smarter, low-carbon energy system, has reached some key milestones, says ENA's head of innovation, Randolph Brazier
A model commissioned by the Energy Networks Association to help distribution network operators (DNOs) pick the most cost-effective smart network solutions could save customers billions of pounds, it said today.
Global power grids need investment and fresh thinking if they are to cope with low-carbon living, say Richard Noakes and Mark Hudson