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.

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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

UKPN announces plans to produce 100MW of flexibility

The network operator will use distributed energy resources to provide this

SSE signs deal with Origami Energy to boost flexibility

The energy giant will use the platform provider’s technology to increase its offering to customers

Exploring demand side response with npower Business Solutions

Demand side response (DSR) can offer a range of technical and financial benefits to large energy users – but what do consumers actually think about these technologies. Alongside npower Business Solutions and Energy HQ, we attended a DSR event hosted by the Energyst in London’s Banking Hall. We spoke to a range of energy stakeholders from […]

Northern Powergrid partners up for flexibility procurement platform

It will work with smart solutions provider Piclo to boost flexibility across its areas of operation

UKPN to adopt a ‘flexibility first’ network approach

The distribution network operator estimates its market for flexibility could be over 200MW by 2023