Energy storage can change electricity’s status as the ultimate ‘just-in-time’ product, where supply and use have to be matched in real-time, but this won’t be possible without increasingly sophisticated software solutions.
Algorithms for the control and optimisation of assets including batteries can be an energy trader’s best friend – nearly all of the time. Aaron Lally, managing partner at UK-based clean tech trading house, VEST Energy, explains why it’s good to know when to switch from automation to human-controlled trading.
Bringing a proven, flexible, virtual power plant (VPP) platform into North America is a step towards “unleashing the potential” of distributed energy, the chief commercial officer of UK-headquartered solutions provider Kiwi Power says.
Charges of fraud levelled at Elon Musk after the Tesla CEO recently tweeted his desire to take the company into private ownership have resulted in a settlement with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and an agreement that Musk will step down in his other role as chairman of the company’s board.