Fast track to net-zero
We're empowering businesses to set meaningful net-zero targets, providing the products and tools needed to report zero carbon emissions.Start your net-zero journey
Page 1 of 1
After the launch of our 2019 Energy Entrepreneurs Report this week, in the first of a three-part series, Chief Commercial Officer, Dave Cockshott explores the findings for the renewables sector, as well as what the future holds for project developers. The expansion of the independent renewable energy generation sector over the past seven years has been truly remarkable. Back in 2012, there was only 4.7GW of capacity contributing to Great Britain’s decarbonisation efforts, but now that figure ha...
17 05 2019
Blog - 17 May 2019
After the System Operator published its Summer Outlook, it is clear that summer demand can be met. In this blog, Head of Marketing, Mike Shirley looks at the issues facing National Grid this summer, and what market participants can do to meet the needs of the grid. In the first Summer Outlook since the Electricity System Operator (ESO) was spun off from the Transmission Owner, peak electricity demand for this summer has been estimated at 33.7GW, a reduction of 200MW on last year’s peak summer f...
05 04 2019
Blog - 5 April 2019
Yesterday, Angus Widdowson presented at the Energy Storage and Connected Systems conference, sharing our experience as a commercial partner on UKPN’s Leighton Buzzard battery storage project. Here he takes us through the lessons learned and what SmartestEnergy are doing on the back of this to build a viable route to market for grid scale projects. The Leighton Buzzard 6MW/10MWh Lithium-ion battery connected to the grid in November 2014. Our role as trading partner included providing access to t...
09 02 2017
Blog - 9 February 2017