Tim Manandhar, lead smart grid technology engineer at UK Power Networks, discusses the DNO’s recent Active Network Management announcement, why it has invested £15 million in the “world’s most advanced” network control system and the benefits it hopes to bring.
UK Power Networks (UKPN) has contracted for more than 18MW of power in what has been billed as the country’s largest ever competitive flexibility tender.
Western Power Distribution (WPD) is expanding its flexibility offering, opening a tender window for the procurement of demand response services.
Distribution network operator (DNO) Northern Powergrid has unveiled a widespread DSO transition plan and launched an expression of interest for customers to provide network flexibility from next winter.
Scottish and Southern Energy Networks (SSEN) has been granted a £300,000 reward under the Low Carbon Networks Fund for its My Electric Avenue project.
UK Power Networks has laid out its vision for a ‘flexibility first’ approach in the coming years, including procuring a forecast 206MW in place of network reinforcement.
Renationalisation of the UK’s energy networks could disrupt the low carbon, digital transition underway across the sector and fall short of delivering more renewable generation, according to the sector’s leading trade body.
Scottish Power Energy Networks (SPEN) is to work with Piclo and Fife Council to develop a local energy market for flexibility.
Northern Powergrid has become the latest distribution network operator (DNO) to sign up to the flexibility procurement platform Piclo Flex and identify flexible assets across its network.