Centrica is to collaborate with Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO), Japan’s largest power firm, to provide demand response services for the country’s grid.
Western Power Distribution (WPD) is expanding its flexibility offering, opening a tender window for the procurement of demand response services.
European energy giant Vattenfall has made a play for the C&I demand side response market by acquiring Dutch energy software start-up Senfal.
Energy storage, electric vehicles, demand response and interconnectors will be needed to provide the flexibility required for the energy transition to take hold by reducing the need for fossil-fuelled backup.
The Association for Decentralised Energy (ADE) has teamed up with the UK’s leading demand side response (DSR) aggregators to publish a voluntary code of conduct.
The UK could meet its future power demand predominantly through wind and solar generation without jeopardising security of supply, a new report has revealed.
Demand side response in the Irish Capacity Remuneration Mechanism (CRM) is to face de-rating factors already applied to storage duration limits under new rules confirmed by the country’s electricity market authority.
Two of the UK’s leading energy trade bodies have combined to call on regulators and the system operator to embrace demand response and allow it to further transformation of the energy sector.
Wouter Kimman, data scientist at Open Energi, takes a look back at the breakthrough technology and renewable energy records that typified 2017 and explores why they underpin a greater need for flexibility within the UK's grid.