Summer Reception – Summary Report

05 Aug 2019

Power Responsive hosted its fifth annual Summer Reception on 26 June 2019, focusing on ‘Delivering Zero-Carbon Ambitions.’

National Grid ESO has set ambitions to be zero-carbon capable by 2025, supporting the Government target of net zero-carbon emissions by 2050.

Power Responsive’s Summer Reception brought together over 300 demand side stakeholders, including industrial and commercial (I&C) energy users, storage developers, small-scale generators, suppliers and aggregators, financiers, energy experts and policy makers to learn how demand side flexibility developments are contributing to delivering zero-carbon ambitions.

Read our summary on the link below.

Power Responsive Customer Snapshot

17 Jun 2019

Following publication of the Power Responsive Annual Report for 2018 in April, we are pleased to share the Customer Snapshot – a shortened version of the report intended to be a succinct overview of the key take-away points for demand side providers.

The snapshot covers the key developments impacting demand side flexibility and market trends reflecting the direction of travel for flexibility markets.

Both the Customer Snapshot and full Annual Report can be downloaded from the links below.

Power Responsive Summer Reception 2019

10 May 2019

Registrations to the 2019 Power Responsive Summer Reception are now open. Taking place on 26th June at Old Billingsgate, London – the reception will focus on ‘achieving low carbon ambitions’ with an afternoon Flexibility Forum, and an evening drinks reception. 

Power Responsive Annual Report 2018

08 Apr 2019

We are pleased to announce the publication of the Power Responsive Annual Report for 2018.  The report has been designed for an audience with a good understanding of demand side flexibility (DSF) and serves. 

Covering Power Responsive’s objectives of raising awareness, building confidence and supporting the evolution of demand side markets, the report provides an overview of programme activities, industry developments, and detailed market metrics in 2018.

The report builds upon previous version allowing for a greater comparison the 2017, therefore painting an emerging picture of the direction in which demand side participation and prices are headed.   

We’d like to thank Sustainability First for their support in preparing the report, and to all who contributed their time at metrics steering groups.

Flexibility Forum – Autumn 2018

14 Nov 2018

Following the Power Responsive Flexibility Forum on Tuesday 23rd October at the Crystal – London, we’re pleased to share the forum summary and slide packs from the day’s presentations.  Updates were given from:

  • BEIS and Ofgem, with detail of how actions have progressed against the Smart Systems and Flexibility Plan, as well as a Network Access and Charging updates from Ofgem.
  • Updates form National Grid ESO on Balancing Reforms, Wider Access to the BM, Project TERRE, Whole System approaches, and access to innovation funding.
  • A look at the Code of Conduct for Aggregators from the Association of Decentralised Energy.

Please download the forum summary using the link below:

Power Responsive Summer Reception 2018

31 Jul 2018

The 4th Power Responsive annual event took place on Tuesday 26th June 2018 with an afternoon Flexibility Forum and an evening drinks reception.

Stakeholders from across the industry were welcomed to the HAC as we celebrated demand side success, and looked forward to future flexibility developments.

Please use the following link to download our event summary and speaker presentation slides from the day.

Power Responsive Flexibility Forum

05 Dec 2017

The latest Power Responsive Flexibility Forum took place on Thursday 11th January 2017, in London.

The agenda included updates from BEIS, Ofgem, & National Grid, touching upon:

  • Product Simplification Road Map  –  the first opportunity to hear directly what this means for flexibility providers.
  • System Planning Opportunities – National Grid’s Network Options Assessment team explored how System Planning could provide a new opportunity for demand side flexibility.
  • Updates from BEIS and Ofgem from the Smart Systems Forum, and Charging Futures Forum
  • Recent balancing services procurement and the Power Responsive Annual Report.
  • Surgeries/drop-ins throughout the day allowed attendees to speak to experts from: the Capacity Market team, Power Potential Project, and Balancing Services Account Managers.

Please see our Flexibility Forum summary note with links to presentation slides. If you wish to join us at future forums, please register your details using the form at the bottom of the page.

Power Responsive Flexibility Forum

29 Aug 2017

The Power Responsive Flexibility Forum took place on 27th September 2017, in London. The forum is an amalgamation of the DSR Provider Group and Storage Working Group.

The agenda included updates from BEIS, Ofgem, & National Grid, touching upon:

  • The latest from the BEIS/Ofgem Smart Systems and Flexibility Plan.
  • National Grid’s Product Simplification consultation and the next steps to be taken.
  • An overview of the ENA’s Commercial Principles Paper for contracted Flexibility and debate around the proposed models for a Smart Energy Grid.
  • Overview of ongoing modifications on wider access to Balancing Mechanism for Flexibility.

Our summary note and speaker presentation slides can be downloaded from the links below.

Power Responsive Conference 2017

26 Jul 2017

The third Power Responsive Conference took take place on 27th June 2017 at the Emirates Stadium, London. We’d like to extend our thanks to all speakers, exhibitors, and attendees from the day.  Please use the links below to view our summary note, and presenter slides from the day.