US invests $39m to improve existing coal power stations

Projects aim to improve the efficiency, reliability and flexibility of the nation’s coal-fired fleet

TESS 2019: Flexibility in action

Kevin McDonald from EDF Energy will be discussing applications of flexibility to help businesses generate additional value at The Energy Solutions Show tomorrow

Gas pipe
UK’s high-pressure gas pipelines ‘provide significant grid flexibility’

UKERC researchers have found a way to more frequently and accurately measure the volume of gas stored in the gas grid

Guest Blog: Mark Tarry – The new baseload: renewables + flexibility

The UK has placed itself on a low carbon trajectory, with legally binding climate change targets to reduce greenhouse gases by 80% by 2050.

New compliance scheme aims to raise standards in DSR market

Flex Assure seeks to ensure greater transparency and give businesses confidence in the services being offered to them

National Grid Explores DSR and Commercial Battery “on the ground” at United Cast Bar site.

Representatives from National Grid visited United Cast Bar UK (UCB), the leading foundry and a successful manufacturer of continuously cast-iron bar.

Wind power
Statkraft launches 1GW virtual power plant in UK

The Norwegian state-owned energy giant aims to double this capacity by the summer

Guest Blog: Mark Tarry – Flexible generation where it’s needed most

As Ofgem begins a review of how network usage and access is charged, AMP Clean Energy’s chief financial officer Mark Tarry explains why the focus of reforms should be on location

UK’s local electricity grid operators open doors to smart flexibility services

The Energy Networks Association says the move will allow households and businesses to benefit from a lower-cost, lower-carbon energy system

Ofgem approves £6m investment in digital marketplace for energy

SP Energy Networks’ new platform will allow surplus power to be traded among consumers