The Energy Networks Association’s (ENA) Open Networks project has published its blueprint for a future Internet of Energy in the UK, seeking out the most desirable ‘Future World’ of electricity distribution and transmission.
Britain’s network operators have agreed to embrace flexibility providers when seeking solutions for grid issues under a landmark new ‘Flexibility Commitment’.
The Energy Networks Association has confirmed the appointment of Northern Powergrid chief executive Phil Jones as its new chairman.
A group of MPs has added their voices to calls to bring the planned 2040 phase out of petrol and diesel vehicles forward by several years, while calling for a review and new strategy into how local authorities can access funding for charging infrastructure.
The Energy Networks Association has identified four real (MW) power services to meet the needs of distribution network operators (DNOs) when managing congestion as the market for local flexibility services continues to emerge.
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.
In part two of Current±'s catch-up with the Open Networks Project, chair Nigel Turvey and head of innovation at the Energy Networks Association, Randolph Brazier, look at the role of data in how the networks are operated and tackle the 'flexibility first' trend sweeping the sector.
In the first part of Current±'s latest chat with the Open Networks Project, chair Nigel Turvey and head of innovation at the Energy Networks Association, Randolph Brazier, look back at the role of stakeholder engagement in ensuring the continued success of the project.
National Grid now has access to the half hourly settlement data of almost all export sites connected to the distribution network, giving it visibility over the renewable generation that it has previously only be able to register as negative demand.