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‘Net zero progress is not just a number – it will make a qualitative change’

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‘Net zero progress is not just a number – it will make a qualitative change’

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Flexitricity marks a first in balancing mechanism with battery trade

Flexitricity has become the first aggregator to trade in the balancing mechanism as a virtual ...

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Flexitricity marks a first in balancing mechanism with battery trade

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Battery storage: The current green-heavy grid is a taste of what’s to come

The business case for energy storage has strengthened over the past 12 months. At Flexitricity, ...

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Battery storage: The current green-heavy grid is a taste of what’s to come

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Low lockdown demand gives ‘a taste of the future’

Over the Easter weekend, electricity demand set a record low, hitting 15.2GW on Sunday night. ...

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Low lockdown demand gives ‘a taste of the future’

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Battery storage: Balancing risk and reward

"Andy Lowe, Head of Business Development at Flexitricity discusses the emerging battery storage opportunity as ...

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Battery storage: Balancing risk and reward

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Podcast: The Business of Being an Aggregator

Delta-ee Director Jon Slowe suggests “we are past the tipping point of this being a ...

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Podcast: The Business of Being an Aggregator

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Asda signs up its fridges to keep the UK warm this winter

Hundreds of Asda supermarket stores will help power the UK’s electricity system this winter by ...

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Asda signs up its fridges to keep the UK warm this winter

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Flexitricity reveals partners for BEIS-backed DSR pilot

Flexitricity has revealed its partners for a trial examining how smaller commercial energy users can ...

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Flexitricity reveals partners for BEIS-backed DSR pilot

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The Big Interview: Alastair Martin of Flexitricity

Electricity is “spoken of as a commodity”, states energy engineer Alastair Martin. But he points ...

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The Big Interview: Alastair Martin of Flexitricity

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Scots energy tech firm Flexitricity joins pioneering green power project

A Scottish energy technology firm has been chosen to take part in a pioneering project ...

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Scots energy tech firm Flexitricity joins pioneering green power project

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Solar-powered car parks for electric cars to go on trial

Motorists will be able to charge their electric vehicles in solar-powered car parks as part ...

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Solar-powered car parks for electric cars to go on trial

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National Grid adds ‘Distributed Resource Desk’ to control room to boost flexibility

National Grid has this week launched a new ‘Distributed Resource Desk’ in its control room, ...

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National Grid adds ‘Distributed Resource Desk’ to control room to boost flexibility

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Demand-side response: Can suppliers and aggregators collaborate to maximise returns?

Demand-side response aggregators are becoming suppliers and vice versa. Can the two parties also collaborate ...

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Demand-side response: Can suppliers and aggregators collaborate to maximise returns?

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Users have much to gain from flexible energy generation

Demand side response and on-site generation add two new tools to businesses trying to optimise ...

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Users have much to gain from flexible energy generation

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Flexitricity lands £500k funding to bring smaller firms into DSR, seeks trial sites

Flexitricity has landed almost £500k of government funding in order to try and bring smaller ...

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Flexitricity lands £500k funding to bring smaller firms into DSR, seeks trial sites

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Edinburgh firm get smart with £20m in savings to UK businesses

An Edinburgh-based energy firm that started at a kitchen table is celebrating its tenth anniversary ...

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Edinburgh firm get smart with £20m in savings to UK businesses

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Flexitricity secures supply license with eye on balancing mechanism

Flexitricity has successfully secured gas and electricity supply licences from Ofgem, giving the demand response ...

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Flexitricity secures supply license with eye on balancing mechanism

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Flexitricity inks DSR deal with Ameresco

Ameresco has partnered with Flexitricity to provide demand side response (DSR) services to its industrial ...

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Flexitricity inks DSR deal with Ameresco

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Flexitricity to become energy supplier

Demand response aggregator Flexitricity has announced plans to become an energy supplier. As well as ...

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Flexitricity to become energy supplier

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Dr Alastair Martin: Switched-on customers changing energy market

Are you too rich, too lazy or too stupid? Apparently, there's an even chance that ...

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Dr Alastair Martin: Switched-on customers changing energy market

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Flexitricity cooks up castle move for office

Pioneering method has prospered amid rapid growth

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Flexitricity cooks up castle move for office

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Bright sparks responding quickly to power needs

Using electricity more efficiently ensures that it's there when you need it, writes Alastair Martin

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Bright sparks responding quickly to power needs

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Finding the sweet spot

Dr Alastair Martin, founder and chief strategy officer at Flexitricity, discusses the importance of demand ...

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Finding the sweet spot

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edie Live exhibitor focus: Flexitricity

Demand response will form a "vital part of a secure, affordable and sustainable energy future" ...

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edie Live exhibitor focus: Flexitricity

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In the heat of the moment

Combined heat and power (CHP) plants are playing an increasing role in boosting the flexibility ...

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In the heat of the moment

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Gateshead fires up low-carbon district heating plant

New district energy centre will generate and supply low-carbon energy to homes and businesses in ...

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Gateshead fires up low-carbon district heating plant

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Dispel the DSR myths

The importance of having a robust, reliable Demand Side Response (DSR) mechanism to fill in ...

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Dispel the DSR myths

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Energy matters enough to force smart solutions

Heat networks in local energy centres are the foundations of future supply, says Alastair Martin. ...

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Energy matters enough to force smart solutions

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District energy scheme to get £1m boost from DSR

The Gateshead District Energy Scheme is to receive a £1 million boost from providing demand ...

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District energy scheme to get £1m boost from DSR

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Flexible industry chops £40m from electricity bills, says Flexitricity chief

Following the third annual auction for electricity capacity to keep Britain’s lights on, flexible industrial, ...

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Flexible industry chops £40m from electricity bills, says Flexitricity chief

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Capacity market auction: reaction

The latest capacity market auction has failed to clear at a high enough price to ...

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Capacity market auction: reaction

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UK’s 'hidden' power stations to ease stressed grid

CHP systems already used across the UK have the potential to boost the amount of ...

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UK’s 'hidden' power stations to ease stressed grid

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Scottish energy chief enters the 'Fanciful Nonsense V. Smart Energy' debate to map out demand-side future

Scottish energy company, Flexitricity, has entered the current debate on the 'smart energy revolution' sparked ...

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Scottish energy chief enters the 'Fanciful Nonsense V. Smart Energy' debate to map out demand-side future

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Demand response 'vital' even if Hinkley gets green light, says Flexitricity

Demand response will form a "vital part of a secure, affordable and sustainable energy future" ...

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Demand response 'vital' even if Hinkley gets green light, says Flexitricity

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Market view: Triads and distributed generation

The complaint that triad management is difficult has recently been swept aside by a new ...

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Market view: Triads and distributed generation

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Times helps to keep Scotland's lights on with new electricity partnership

The Times: The Evening Times is helping to keep the lights on across Scotland through ...

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Times helps to keep Scotland's lights on with new electricity partnership

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National Grid recruits NHS hospitals to help keep the lights on

The Telegraph: Flexitricity, a demand-side response aggregator company, said it already had five NHS hospitals ...

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National Grid recruits NHS hospitals to help keep the lights on

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Contracts worth £4.5m on offer for businesses with spare power

The Hearld: Edinburgh-based Flexitricity is a 'demand response' specialist that collects extra energy from industrial ...

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Contracts worth £4.5m on offer for businesses with spare power

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A spark of genius

Alastair Martin, founder of energy technology firm Flexitricity, combines the cool, calm head of an ...

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A spark of genius

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Flexitricity unveils 'demand turn-up' system for harnessing wasted wind energy

System contacts businesses to let them know when wind farm output is on the increase, ...

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Flexitricity unveils 'demand turn-up' system for harnessing wasted wind energy

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Demand response: paving the way for a lower carbon economy

As the gap between supply and demand of energy in the UK becomes ever narrower, ...

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Demand response: paving the way for a lower carbon economy

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DSR aggregator slams capacity auction 'trap'

The government’s initial arrangements to bring forward demand-side response are a “trap” that business customers ...

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DSR aggregator slams capacity auction 'trap'

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Work together to cut electricity demand, political parties urged

The Hearld: WWF Scotland and Edinburgh-based company Flexitricity have stressed that implementing a concerted strategy ...

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Work together to cut electricity demand, political parties urged

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Unplanned shutdown of EDF's nuclear reactor

Energy Live News: As a consequence, Edinburgh-based demand response provider Flexitricity was called to secure ...

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Unplanned shutdown of EDF's nuclear reactor

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Power-smart business can resist new charges

Electrical Engineering Mag: Industrial energy users must learn to flex their consumption to avoid new ...

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Power-smart business can resist new charges

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BBC Radio Interview - Alastair Martin

Flexitricity's Founder and Chief Strategy Officer, Alastair Martin, discussing Demand Response on BBC Radio Scotland. ...

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BBC Radio Interview - Alastair Martin

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National Grid spends more than £2.5m to prevent power shortages

Guardian: National Grid spent millions of pounds seeking to prevent power shortages on Wednesday after ...

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National Grid spends more than £2.5m to prevent power shortages

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National Grid uses 'last resort' measures to keep UK lights on

Telegraph: Flexitricity, one of the companies coordinating businesses to take part in the scheme, said ...

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National Grid uses 'last resort' measures to keep UK lights on

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Can National Grid pull off network rebalancing act?

Mission Critical Power: The UK power system operator is attempting to reengineer the way it ...

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Can National Grid pull off network rebalancing act?

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Winter is coming but no quick energy fixes warns Flexitricity

The Energyst: Every site needs its time and to be properly understood before it goes ...

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Winter is coming but no quick energy fixes warns Flexitricity

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BBC Radio Interview - Alastair Martin

Flexitricity's Founder and Chief Strategy Officer, Alastair Martin, discussing Demand Response on BBC Radio Scotland. ...

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BBC Radio Interview - Alastair Martin

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Consumer to turn producer?

Demand response provider Flexitricity claim that a shake-up in the country’s energy market could see ...

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Consumer to turn producer?

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Flexibility key to averting tartan power cuts

The Scotsman: PLUCKING Longannet from near the top of the grid changes the economics of ...

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Flexibility key to averting tartan power cuts

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Never let a good crisis go to waste

The Telegraph: During Flexitricity’s early years, Britain’s power system really was in crisis. The 2006 ...

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Never let a good crisis go to waste

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New UK balancing costs to increase short-term trading

ICIS: Major reforms to the UK’s balancing market entering force later this year will trigger ...

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New UK balancing costs to increase short-term trading

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Does the UK need more STOR? An AMPS special report.

AMPS report: With warnings of future blackouts – and energy prices set to become a ...

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Does the UK need more STOR? An AMPS special report.

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Balancing Supply and Demand

What’s the government’s top environmental priority? That’s debatable, but “the establishment of a smart grid” ...

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Balancing Supply and Demand

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