Uber, Centrica and an unnamed parcel carrier firm are participating in a new, Ofgem-backed trial which will assess the impact of up to 3,000 electric vehicles on local grids.
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UK Power Networks is to be the first network operator in the UK to trial Faraday Grid’s “revolutionary” exchanger technology.
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.
Artificial intelligence (AI) could be used to potentially halve the number of power cuts across the UK’s energy system if a new trial being conducted by UK Power Networks (UKPN) and Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN) is a success.
Vehicle-to-grid (V2G) technology could provide 38GW of flexible capacity to the grid by 2030 according to Octopus Energy, which is calling for drivers to sign up to the Powerloop V2G consortium launched earlier this week.
Four electricity networks companies have collaborated on a programme of network improvements that stand to boost renewable connections and save consumers millions of pounds.
UK Power Networks (UKPN) has unveiled plans to revolutionise the way it procures flexibility and “supercharge” the services market.
UKPN is to utilise domestic battery capacity to deliver local flexibility via a virtual power platform after signing what is thought to be the first commercial contract of its type using residential assets.
UK Power Networks is to run its next flexibility tender on the Piclo Flex platform unveiled by Open Utility this week, which offers “an online dating” service for distribution network operators (DNOs) and distributed energy resources (DERs).