Centrica’s local energy market (LEM) trial has been beefed up with the addition of a new wind turbine and battery storage.
British Gas has become the most recent supplier to launch a 100% renewable tariff, with the announcement of its Green Future Tariff.
Centrica and sonnen have created the UK’s most advanced virtual power plant (VPP) according to the pair, following the installation of 100 domestic batteries.
Cleantech company Mixergy has raised £3.6 million to continue its rollout of hot water tanks used for firm frequency response (FFR).
Centrica is continuing its electric vehicle (EV) activity with plans to trial a ‘charge park’ for professional drivers.
Centrica has continued to lose energy supply accounts in the UK, losing 107,000 between July and October, according to its Q3 results released today.
Centrica is lauding a ‘world first’ as its Local Energy Market (LEM) enables National Grid ESO and Western Power Distribution (WPD) to simultaneously procure flexibility from the same platform.
Centrica is to absorb “thousands” of residential hot water tanks into its virtual power plant (VPP) to provide flexibility to the grid.
The Big Six need to get a grip of technological evolutions and must be prepared to collaborate with new partners to do so, or risk getting left behind.