Smart control for isolated villages presented at ICDRET

Peter Boait presented a paper at the ICDRET conference held in Dhakar, Bangladesh. The paper, entitled Demand Management for Isolated Mini-Grids Supplied by Renewable Generation describes ...


Smart hot water control interface

The most visible bit of progress (on the Dynamic Demand prize entry: Ed) this month is a user interface for our smart hot water heating control. ...


Stress testing II : Many agents

This is a short article showing the results of some ongoing stress testing we have been doing with the CASCADE framework to ensure that it can cope with the scale of modelling required by AMEN. ...


Stress testing I : Long running

This is a short article showing the results of some ongoing stress testing we have been doing with the CASCADE framework to ensure that it can cope with the scale of modelling required by AMEN. ...


Formation of community ESCo

A big step forward in the past month has been the formation of Energy Local Ltd. This is the company that will operate the Demand Shaper technology as a service. This service will link retail electricity suppliers with community groups and social housing organisations who can provide the scale needed to allow aggregate demand to be shaped. ...


Plans for Demand Shaper

Energised by winning through to the final, the Demand Shaper team has been pursuing several parallel strands of activity. The first is to identify the right group of electricity consumers for a trial. ...


Hackathon report

I have finally got around to writing this up after a holiday and an extremely busy week! ...


Hackathon success

I’m pleased to say, we were selected as one of 5 finalists following the Nesta hackathon at the weekend. A full report to follow…


Nesta Dynamic Demand Competition

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