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Q&A: Sotiris Georgiopoulos, head of smart grid development at UKPN

Q&A: Sotiris Georgiopoulos, head of smart grid development at UKPN

6 Sep 2017, 13:28

UK Power Networks recently unveiled details of its upcoming flexibility services tender, the first of its kind in the UK to be launched on a regional level. Sotiris Georgiopoulos, head of smart grid development at UKPN, explains what has prompted the tender and how it will work for participants.

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Sponsored Corporate PPAs: How demand flexibility can boost the benefits

4 Sep 2017, 13:09 • By Dago Cedillos
Corporate PPAs: How demand flexibility can boost the benefits

More and more companies are turning to corporate PPAs as a way to power their business sustainably and manage their long-term energy costs. Using demand flexibility to help align patterns of supply and demand can boost the benefits all round, as Open Energi's commercial analyst, Dago Cedillos, explains.

DNOs facing £13.9 million penalties over potential failures

DNOs facing £13.9 million penalties over potential failures

21 Aug 2017, 12:11

Distribution network operators (DNOs) are facing a combined potential penalty of £13.9 million from regulator Ofgem for under-performing in providing connections to their customers in the latest example of the hardening stance being taken against network operators.

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Flexibility strategy: game changer or simply warm words?

2 Aug 2017, 12:10 • By Robert Ede
Flexibility strategy: game changer or simply warm words?

The government got some positive headlines last week as business secretary Greg Clark announced plans to invest in battery technology and introduce smart technology into the UK’s energy system. Robert Ede, senior consultant at The Whitehouse Consultancy, takes a closer look at the rhetoric to see how it stacks up against reality.

EV deployment could be double government forecasts says Baringa

EV deployment could be double government forecasts says Baringa

19 Jul 2017, 13:12

The uptake of electric vehicles could be double government estimates as early as 2020 according to new research by Baringa Partners, which has called on policy makers to address issues around the integration of potentially soaring levels of EVs into the energy system.