Energy networks consult on plans to open up record-breaking flexible grid markets

The Energy Networks Association (ENA) has today announced the launch of its annual flexibility consultation, inviting views on how to further expand the UK’s ‘world-leading’ local flexibility markets. The move comes just weeks after the ENA revealed the UK’s electricity distribution networks tendered for record levels of local flexibility services, whereby grid operators pay companies … Read more

Extreme weather: Grid operators ordered to review storm response plans

Grid operators have today been ordered to review their severe weather escalation plans and improve their communications systems, following the widespread blackouts that followed last year’s Storm Arwen. The Department for Business, Energy, and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) today published the formal review of the electricity industry’s response to Storm Arwen in November 2021, which saw … Read more