Tag: demand response

Collaboration Nation: Buildings Better Connected

Publication posted 12 Dec 2014 by Innovate UK in Funding, Research and Development, Technology Innovation

Whether in small clusters of buildings or major urban expansions, there are opportunities for localised heat and power generation, harvesting, sharing and storage, along with a need to integrate electric/low …

Collaboration Nation: Smart power distribution and demand

Publication posted 12 Dec 2014 by Innovate UK in Funding, Research and Development, Technology Innovation

Energy supply is one of the priority areas for Innovate UK. Innovate UK aims to help UK business to address the ‘trilemma’ of energy security, affordability and sustainability, and to …

Localised Energy Systems Competition Results

News posted 9 Dec 2014 by Innovate UK in Funding, Research and Development, Smarter Networks, Technology Innovation

Innovate UK and the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) invested £11m in a programme of collaborative research and development to stimulate innovation in localised energy systems. The UK …

Response to Industry Consultation on ENA DSR Shared Services Framework Concept Paper

News posted 12 Nov 2014 by Energy Networks Association in Smart Consumers, Smarter Networks

The electricity sector is undergoing significant change as a key facilitator in the transition to a low carbon economy. The Distribution and Transmission network companies are having to rethink how …

Capacity to Customers (C2C) October Newsletter

News posted 7 Nov 2014 by Energy Networks Association in Smarter Networks

Welcome to our Capacity to Customers (C2C) quarterly newsletter. This issue provides an update on our proposed project extension, and the latest on our managed agreements, network performance studies and …

GridON’s Fault Current Limiter successfully suppresses multiple network faults during first year in service « ETI

News posted 21 Oct 2014 by Energy Technologies Institute in Research and Development, Smarter Networks, Technology Innovation

GridON’s breakthrough fault current limiter (FCL), which suppresses the damaging currents resulting from electricity network faults, has successfully completed its first year of operational service on UK Power Networks’ primary …

The Smart Electricity Consumer Conference

Event posted 17 Oct 2014 by Smarter UK in Smart Consumers, Smarter Networks

On Wednesday 5th of November, invited stakeholders from the smart energy market will discuss the smart electricity consumer and future development of household DSR. The workshop will open with presentations …

BEAMA White Paper: Developing a Market for Smart Grids – BEAMA Position Papers

Publication posted 17 Oct 2014 by BEAMA in Technology Innovation

This paper outlines a market trajectory for smart grid infrastructure. It reviews network and consumer benefits possible from smart grids. The paper outlines the position of BEAMA members representing the …

Flexible Approaches to Low Carbon Optimised Networks (FALCON)

Publication posted 14 Oct 2014 by Energy Networks Association in Smarter Networks

The energy industry faces significant challenges over the coming decades as we balance increasing use of solar, wind and other renewable forms of generation with ever increasing demands on our …

Smarter Network Storage

Publication posted 14 Oct 2014 by Energy Networks Association in Smarter Networks

The transition to a low-carbon electricity sector will create a range of challenges for distribution networks and the wider electricity system. Cost effective forms of flexibility will be required as …