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Part 1: How did it come to this?

Part 1: How did it come to this?

OK, I admit it.  Nearly fourteen years ago, when Flexitricity was born in my spare bedroom, I didn’t think I was setting up an electricity and gas supply business.  I’ve been resisting the idea for most of the company’s history.

Author: Alastair Martin 12th Dec 2017

Our solutions

Another triad hat-trick. How is it done?

Another triad hat-trick. How is it done?

As the industry mulls over what to do about escalating peak charges, Flexitricity has been getting on with the day job. Once again, we correctly called all three triads....

Author: Alastair Martin 05th Apr 2017

Demand response

There’s only one thing wrong with the Capacity Market – and it isn’t the price

There’s only one thing wrong with the Capacity Market – and it isn’t the price

In truth, there are many things wrong with the Capacity Market (CM) – the UK Government’s flagship policy for the security of national electricity supplies...

Author: Alastair Martin 08th Feb 2017

Demand response

Mythbusting demand side response

Mythbusting demand side response

Dr Alastair Martin, CSO, Flexitricity takes a look at some common myths relating to demand side response...

Originally published on powerresponsive.com

Author: Alastair Martin 10th Aug 2016

Our solutions

Why has Flexitricity never missed a triad?

Why has Flexitricity never missed a triad?

Another year, another rogue triad. Against most predictions, 25th November 2015 won..

Author: Alastair Martin 02nd May 2016

Demand response

It's leap year – look first

It's leap year – look first

A word of advice to anyone who came away from yesterday’s Capacity Market Transitional Auction with a commitment...

Author: Alastair Martin 28th Jan 2016

Demand response

What I want for Christmas...

What I want for Christmas...

Let’s start with what I don’t want. I don’t want a bold energy policy. There’s no need. Most of what we need is long-since proven...

Author: Alastair Martin 10th Dec 2015

Demand response

Roll up… the Capacity Market is back in town

Roll up… the Capacity Market is back in town

Last Friday, we had our first view of the 2015 Capacity Register. This is the list of everyone who’s volunteering to help keep the lights on...

Author: Alastair Martin 29th Sep 2015

Renewables

Ofgem’s £500m bet: can network operators innovate?

Ofgem’s £500m bet: can network operators innovate?

Last month, electricity regulator Ofgem awarded £6.6m of Low Carbon Network Fund (LCNF) money to three Distribution Network Operators (DNOs)...

Author: Alastair Martin 16th Sep 2015