Competition in the electric industry has been limited for a long time, but customers are realising they have a choice of providers. But how will utilities react to the change in perception, and can technology help them keep customers? The British Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) published a report on […]
As those of us working in the industry know, although the push for smart grid development is a global phenomenon, the definitions and drivers for it differ from country to country. In Britain, the long-term need for smarter grids is largely in response to the ‘energy trilemma’, the three pronged […]
The Smart Grid Forum’s vision for a Great Britain smart grid is: a smart electricity grid that develops to support an efficient, timely transition to a low carbon economy to help the UK: meet its carbon reduction targets, ensure energy security and wider energy goals while minimizing costs to consumers. In modernizing the UK’s energy […]
Smart Grid GB Release Report on Demand Side Response Smart Grid GB has released a report on the UK government’s plans for the creation of a Capacity Market and the implications this could have on demand side response. A copy of the press release is attached to this email.
> Scottish-Enterprise Smart Grid Sector Strategy Website This website houses the May 2012 publication of the Scottish smart grid sector strategy report. The site also includes timely information on opportunities for Scottish businesses, and details on how to participate in a working group to develop the national Smart Grid Action Plan.