Nov 2019
Electricity Distribution
Future Flex
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Nov 2019
Dec 2021
Western Power Distribution
Matt Watson
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Network Innovation Allowance
ED - New technologies and commercial evolution
Commercial, Community Schemes, Demand Response and Demand Side Management
£693,018.00
Future Flex is a participant-led trial of second generation DSO services, deploying step-change innovations for procurement, testing and delivery suitable for domestic scale assets. The project will focus on active power demand reduction services.  The benefits will be increased market liquidity and competition – and resulting lower costs of flex service provision.
The objective of the project is to understand current process limitations with regards to domestic flexibility providers with the aim to demonstrate and test solutions to those limitations.
Facilitation of Domestic Flexibility services. This should reduce costs of participation, increase liquidity in the market and ultimately reduce the cost of flexibility procurement.