National Grid’s electricity control room has this week introduced a new ‘Distributed Resource’ Desk that enables power system engineers to give instructions much faster to smaller generators, battery storage operators, and demand side response providers – in the first 24 hours of operation, the number of bids and offers accepted by the control room from […]
An opinion piece from the Energy Minister
From power stations to solar panels, the future is local.
With over 50% of our power last year coming from low carbon sources such as offshore wind farms, a clean growth revolution is well underway, cutting carbon emissions and replacing dirty coal with clean energy.
This revolution has also taken root […]
Aggregators are becoming suppliers and suppliers are becoming aggregators, but can the two parties collaborate to help customers maximise the value of their flexibility and where does best value lie? The Energyst asked Flexitricity and Npower for their thoughts
Click on the images to enlarge. The article can found on page 40.
(Article sourced from: The Energyst Magazine)
Sim4Blocks attended and presented on the future of demand response at the 4th Asia Conference of International Building Performance Simulation Association (IBPSA) at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University on the 3-5 December 2018.
The biannual IBPSA ASIM2018 conference is a platform for academics, professionals, consultants, designers, engineers and research students to exchange ideas, knowledge and […]
Business are invited to give their views and register their interest on a new voluntary code of conduct for demand side response(DSR) aimed at providing customer confidence and supporting market growth.
Called Flex Assure, it sets common standards for businesses that co-ordinate or aggregate demand response from individual customers.
The Association for Decentralised Energy (ADE), along with 17 […]
Metered energy efficiency could unlock the holy grail of a market-based approach to cutting carbon, pulling in financiers, cutting the need for network investment and unlocking new business models. Brendan Coyne reports
A UK-US partnership is attempting to embed a standardised, automated approach to real-time energy efficiency measurement into the GB energy system.
The firms involved believe […]