‘Significant role’ of demand side in EV grid integration

  Demand side management will have a “significant role” to play in integrating electric vehicles (EVs) to the grid. That’s the view of Stewart Reid, Head of Asset Management and Innovation at SSE Networks, who spoke to ELN at the All Party Design and Innovation Group’s (APDIG) event this week about the future of EVs […]

SSE bags £8.3m for energy efficiency trial

The UK subsidiary of energy giant SSE has been awarded funding worth £8.3 million by Ofgem to trial a local energy efficiency initiative in the Solent. SSE Power Distribution (SSEPD) has joined forces with IT firm Maingate for the project, which will offer 4,000 householders a new energy efficiency technology to trial in their homes. […]

‘Smart’ hot water tanks could be used like batteries

‘Smart’ hot water tanks could be used like batteries to store energy and balance out power systems. That’s according to SSE’s Future Networks and Policy Manager, Stewart Reid, who was speaking at the Heat Conference 2013 on Wednesday. Mr Reid was explaining the firm’s attempt to find a solution to the unique problems faced on […]