Flexitricity has been announced as Western Power Distribution’s (WPD) first energy partner for its vehicle to grid (V2G) trial, Electric Nation.
The value for aggregators is now in providing access to the BM, although their role in domestic flexibility is uncertain.
Limejump is to trade the power output of the first subsidy-free Scottish wind farm, taking it into the Balancing Mechanism (BM).
Current± caught up with Dr Alastair Martin, chief strategy officer at Flexitricity, to discuss the ease of accessing the BM as a VLP as well as Flextricity's future plans following its acquisition by Quinbrook.
National Grid ESO has introduced a new interface for the Balancing Mechanism (BM) in a bid to make it simpler for smaller participants to join.
Zenobe Energy is to enter a new battery into the Balancing Mechanism (BM) as part of an optimisation deal with Open Energi and Erova Energy.
Habitat Energy has entered the UK’s Balancing Mechanism (BM), thanks to National Grid ESO’s Virtual Lead Party (VLP) route.
Upside Energy has become the first company to integrate battery assets into operational metering for the Balancing Mechanism, easing the path for smaller battery asset operators.
Elexon is consulting on proposed changes to the Balancing and Settlement Code (BSC) that would allow individual asset meters to be used for settlement purposes, widening the Balancing Mechanism (BM) once again.