Energy Markets

Flexibility platforms for Europe – standardising the process

Energy Generation

Flexibility platforms for Europe – standardising the process

The interaction between flexibility platforms and grid management services should be standardised, USEF Foundation indicates.

What COP 24 means for the energy sector

Energy Generation

What COP 24 means for the energy sector

COP 24 outcomes include agreement on rules towards meeting the Paris Agreement and the launch of a new global initiative on electromobility.

The challenges of distributed energy resources

Energy Generation

The challenges of distributed energy resources

As the growth of distributed energy resources (DERs) accelerates, it is important to recognise the challenges it creates for traditional, centralised grid systems.

Community energy – the key to unlocking low carbon living

Energy Generation

Community energy – the key to unlocking low carbon living

Local generation and consumption is engaging energy consumers and provides momentum for low carbon economy targets.

Can transactive energy mould the future of energy?

Energy Retail

Can transactive energy mould the future of energy?

Transactive energy offers the potential to future-proof the energy market and bring forward game-changing trends, such as community energy, blockchain, smarter cities and new industry partnerships.

Why utilities should build the future of e-mobility

Energy Retail

Why utilities should build the future of e-mobility

With electric vehicles revolutionising the energy market, what is the role that utilities can play in the transformation?

UK energy – National Grid’s 2050 view

Energy Generation

UK energy – National Grid’s 2050 view

Electric vehicles should play a major role in energy sector decarbonisation, National Grid scenarios indicate.

Can smart charging revolutionise widespread EV adoption?

Energy Generation

Can smart charging revolutionise widespread EV adoption?

EV adoption currently brings challenges to users and to grid operators. However, the solution to such barriers may well lie in smart charging

Energy retail: three trends that are sweeping the energy market

Energy Retail

Energy retail: three trends that are sweeping the energy market

Recent trends in energy retail have the potential to radically change utility business models. Utilities can utilise them to diversify revenue streams and improve customer retention.

Community energy: how to boost local energy markets

Energy Generation

Community energy: how to boost local energy markets

Community energy in the UK is facing increasing risk and lack of support, according to a recent report. However, several innovative approaches may overturn figures

Transactive energy and blockchain – do we still need intermediaries?

Energy Retail

Transactive energy and blockchain – do we still need intermediaries?

Power trading and utility switching are key use cases for transactive energy development