Author Archive for New Power

Beware a fixed approach to flexibility

Elizabeth Shove, Professor of Sociology at the University of Lancaster warns that a technology-led approach to flexibility could be at odds with the opportunities from changing demand    In the energy sector the topic of flexibility is well and truly established. It…

NGESO opens tender for non-BM reactive power

National Grid ESO has invited ‘embedded’ providers (on the distribution network) to bid to provide reactive power services alongside transmission-connected providers. Tender submissions for the one-year contract must be sent by 8 November. This is the first time that the…