Alice Grundy speaks to Stephane Lee-Favier, CEO of GenGame, about using gamification to incentivise demand side response and how to retain consumer engagement.
Bozhidar Bozhkov, head of Markets for Asset Optimisation at SmartestEnergy, looks at how battery storage has evolved in the past two years and what the market is like now.
‘Radical’ reform of the energy supply market is needed as future supply models face putting consumers at risk, Citizens Advice has warned.
The UK will need 20 million ‘mini power stations’ to reach its net zero energy goals, with the need to create a policy framework for technologies like solar PV and energy storage an immediate priority, a group convened in parliament this week heard.
Flexibility providers called on by National Grid ESO jumped into action last week in response to grid frequency falling to 49.59Hz.
National Grid ESO’s Future Energy Scenarios (FES) 2019 – released last week – outlined four potential scenarios for the next 30 years of the energy system. And for the first time, the Electricity System Operator (ESO) used sensitivity modelling to create a net zero scenario.
Having dominated the energy supply market since it was privatised in 1990, UK energy retailers have witnessed their market share slide from north of 99% to 75%, and that rate only looks to increase. In the first of a series of long read articles to be published over the summer examining how the energy transition is impacting the supply market, Liam Stoker investigates the role home solar and storage systems are playing.
Local energy generation and flexibility are essential to reaching net zero, new analysis from the Association for Decentralised Energy (ADE) has argued.
The storage industry appears to finally be getting its long-awaited formal definition as Ofgem launches its latest consultation. Alice Grundy explores how this came to be, what the definition means and what the next steps will be.