Category Archives: Flexible Energy News

Next Generation of Heat Networks to Power UK’s Green Revolution

Homes and businesses will be made greener as low-carbon energy has been placed at the heart of the latest round of funding for heat network projects across England. The new £270 million Green Heat Network Fund, announced by the government last month, will only support low-carbon technologies like heat pumps, solar and geothermal energy in the […]

Whole Home Optimisation

Core4Grid – Whole Home Optimisation

With participants saving an average of 49% of their annual energy bills and reducing their carbon footprint by 14%, a ground-breaking pilot scheme, Core4Grid, conducted by geo has shown how invaluable smart meters can be in helping homeowners save money and help tackle climate change. There were 24 ‘Hybrid Homes’ that took part in the […]

PAS Standards

PAS 1878:2021 & PAS 1879:2021

PAS 1878:2021 and PAS 1879:2021 are two relatively new standards which have been developed by BSI (The British Standards Institute) for Energy Smart Appliances (ESAs) to support the transition to a flexible, low-carbon energy system by transforming electricity demand and adapting it more quickly to the short-term availability of renewable energy. Managing Flexibility It is […]

New G98 Compliance – Don’t Get Caught Out

Most installers are aware that, after midnight on the 26th April, the G83 application to the relevant DNO is no longer valid and a G98 application must be completed instead (this applies to microgeneration systems <16 amp/3.68kW – above this the new G99 application must be made instead of a G59 application). However, you must […]

Flexible energy

Flexible Energy: How Can We Ensure a Smooth Transition to a New Energy System?

For many years, efforts have been made to increase the use of renewable energy sources to reduce carbon emissions and lower the impact on the environment. However, changing our traditional energy supplies to renewable energy sources is not straightforward. The energy system as we know it is struggling to cope not only with the use […]