Ofgem – Regulatory Sandbox

03 Oct 2017

Ofgem have launched the second window of the regulatory sandbox, which will be open for expressions of interest until 27 October 2017.

The regulatory sandbox allows innovators to trial innovative business products, services and business models that cannot currently operate under the existing regulations. Trials run for a set period of time with a limited number of customers.

Ofgem want to support innovative ideas that bring benefits to consumers. This also helps them to understand emerging trends in the sector and identify areas in which regulation may need to adapt to sustain innovation.

Find out more through their blog, and how to submit an expression of interest through the links below.

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.

Speaker presentation slides can be downloaded from the links below.  A written summary is being prepared and will be published to the website in due course.

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.

DSR: The next chapter of energy efficiency

30 Jun 2017

Many businesses have successfully cut costs in recent years through a focus on reducing electricity consumption. Robert Owens, Vice President of Asset Optimisation, explains the raft of new opportunities emerging […]