Low carbon generation

Save it for later: the role of LDES in Ireland’s future power system

In its transition to net zero, Ireland’s power system will undergo fundamental changes as it shifts from...

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  • Low carbon generation

    Save it for later: the role of LDES in Ireland’s future power system

    In its transition to net zero, Ireland’s power system will undergo fundamental changes as it shifts from a reliance on thermal generation from imported fossil fuels to generation from indigenous, intermittent, renewables. Among these changes is the growing need for flexibility to help maintain system stability. This includes the provision…

  • Home supply and services

    Reforming Energy Bills: What’s on the Table?

    There has been much speculation in the energy industry over what reforms to household energy bills could potentially be introduced, particularly with Ofgem due to announce its Q3 (July – September) 2024 Default Tariff Cap figures on Friday (24th). With so many areas under review, we’ve put together an overview…

  • Home supply and services

    A regulatory shift for non-domestic suppliers

    It is well established that the domestic supply sector is more heavily regulated than the non-domestic market, with one of the biggest differences being the level of consumer protection in place. That is not to say there are no protections in place for non-domestic consumers as we have seen several…

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  • Energy storage and flexibility

    Review of deployment of long duration energy storage in the electricity sector in Ireland

    This report seeks to assess the potential for Long Duration Energy Storage technologies (LDES) in Ireland, focusing on barriers and opportunities for the sector. The report focuses on policy, regulatory and market based opportunities and challenges, as the first step in understanding the market landscape for the sector. Read the…

  • E-mobility and low carbon

    Smart Energy GB – Turn on, Plug in, Cash out: Unlocking the value from smart meter-enabled EV flexibility

    We are currently working with Smart Energy GB on our latest insight paper, which will assess the value of smart and V2G electric vehicle (EV) charging within a flexible energy system in three snapshot years of 2025, 2030, and 2040. Watch this space for the full insight paper, coming soon.

  • Energy storage and flexibility

    Integrate to Zero – Rewarding consumers for flexibility: global market highlights

    This report, developed in partnership with Integrate to Zero, explores the highlights, insights, and themes that are characterising household flexibility markets around the world. We carried out desk-based research using an initial review of different energy markets to spotlight and evaluate the flexibility-focused propositions that were present in these markets….

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