Britain’s network operators have agreed to embrace flexibility providers when seeking solutions for grid issues under a landmark new ‘Flexibility Commitment’.
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Flexibility platform provider Piclo has completed a clean sweep of Great Britain’s networks by signing up Western Power Distribution (WPD) to its Piclo Flex marketplace.
Social Energy, a UK-based energy technology start-up, is intending to disrupt the energy sector with an artificial intelligence-powered platform that could slash domestic energy bills.
Energy regulation is moving too slowly for the market to truly take advantage of the emerging “digital highway” of electricity, Eaton’s Louis Shaffer has said.
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 future of the Capacity Market has been plunged into doubt after the European Court of Justice annulled the European Commission’s decision not to object to the scheme.
Energy secretary Greg Clark has said the UK’s “substantial” pipeline of renewable energy projects could offer a replacement to the capacity lost by the scrapping of Toshiba’s plans for a new nuclear power station in Cumbria.
Piclo has enlisted around 50 providers of flexibility services for its forthcoming maiden auctions as the tech platform begins to mull its next steps.
Electron is to develop flexibility trading platforms in Switzerland and South Korea as the energy blockchain specialist expands its smart platform technology into international markets.