Flexitricity's founder and chief strategy officer Dr Alastair Martin explores how demand has changed since the lockdown was brought in in the UK, how the Balancing Mechanism has responded and whats needed now to turn this glimpse of the future into a reality.
As the COVID-19 lockdown changes demand patterns, the grid's flexibility is put to the test.
Kaluza has become the first residential flexibility platform to provide a paid service to a UK distribution network operator, Western Power Distribution (WPD).
Western Power Distribution (WPD) has announced a new tender for 334MW of demand response services across England and Wales, in what is the largest by any UK network operator, it says.
KiWi Power is launching a demand side response pilot that will see 100 households incentivised to reduce demand at peak times.
Alice Grundy speaks to Jim Scott, co-founder and chief product officer of Grid Edge, about the place commercial demand side response has in the energy system, how data can facilitate it and how the networks can support it further.
Google Nest thermostats are being incorporated into a domestic demand-side response programme in the US state of California.
Alice Grundy speaks to Stephane Lee-Favier, CEO of GenGame, about using gamification to incentivise demand side response and how to retain consumer engagement.
Net zero will require ‘immediate’ action across all policy areas and technologies, according to National Grid ESO’s latest forecasts.