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  • BusinessGreen

    11th April 2018

    From Blue Chips to start-ups, some of the UK's most exciting green businesses will be celebrated at this year's awards BusinessGreen is today delighted to announce the finalists for the 2018 BusinessGreen Leaders Awards, the UK's most prestigious celebration of the best of green economy.

  • Power Mag

    2nd April 2018

    Some of the major players operating in the global virtual power plant market are Enbala Power Networks, AutoGrid Systems Inc., Sunverge Energy Inc., AGL Energy Limited (AGL), Limejump Ltd, EnerNoc Inc., ENGIE Storage Services NA LLC, ABB Ltd., Schneider Electric SE, and Siemens AG.

  • Tailor Made Research

    11th April 2018

    Global Virtual Power Plant Market: Overview A virtual power plant is set in operation with the objective of releasing load or pressure on grids with the help of intelligent power distribution during peak hours. Power traders can employ the live data generated for enhancing trades and forecasts of renewable energies. Virtual power plants assume the responsibility of a balanced grid and are expected to take over the role of conventional systems, marketing their output in wholesale markets.

  • Clean Technica

    10th April 2018

    Bloomberg New Energy Finance announced the winners of its 2018 New Energy Pioneers award this week at its annual Future of Energy Summit in New York City, which is given to companies deemed to be leading the way in clean energy technologies and business transformation.

  • Energy Storage Journal

    5th April 2018

    Hydropower company Barn Energy announced on March 22 that it had commissioned two projects in the UK that combine hydroelectric and lithium-ion battery storage to perform grid-scale services. The batteries will be remotely controlled using UK company Limejump’s virtual power plant technology.

  • Renewables Now

    23rd March 2018

    March 23 (Renewables Now) - Barn Energy said on Thursday it has installed batteries at two of its river hydro facilities, in what is the first co-location of battery storage with low-head river hydro schemes in the UK.

  • Energy Live News

    22nd March 2018

    Battery units have been deployed at two hydropower plants in Yorkshire. Barn Energy worked with its sister company Eelpower Limited to deliver the schemes at Thrybergh on the Rover Don near Rotherham and at Knottinghley on the River Aire near Wakefield. Each lithium-ion battery unit has a capacity of more than 1,200kWh and will provide Firm Frequency Response (FFR) for National Grid under a two-year contract.

  • reNews

    22th March 2018

    UK outfit Barn Energy has deployed battery storage units at two of its river hydro projects in Yorkshire, England, each with a capacity of over 1.2 megawatt-hours. The lithium-ion units, built by Chinese manufacturer BYD, were installed by Anesco at Barn Energy’s 260kW Thrybergh scheme on the River Don and the 500kW Knottingley project on the River Aire.

  • reNews

    22nd March 2018

    UK outfit Barn Energy has deployed battery storage units at two of its river hydro projects in Yorkshire, England, each with a capacity of over 1200kWh. Third-party contractor Limejump will control the batteries remotely via its Virtual Power Plant. When not performing FFR or TRIAD services the batteries will be used for load shifting and trading to maximise revenues at each site.

  • Energy Storage News

    5th March 2018

    The “devil is in the detail” when it comes to making regulatory changes in the US to open up wholesale markets for energy storage to participate in, a regional chief of regulator FERC has said.

  • Energy now

    25th January 2018

    For farmers and landowners that have on-site renewable generation, choosing the correct Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) is vital. Our Business Developer Kristina Rabecaite explains why.

  • Midlands Business News

    18th January 2018

    The UK’s largest industrial-scale project combining both battery storage and solar PV has been installed and commissioned at workplace supplies firm Lyreco in Telford, Shropshire. Now online, the 500kW / 950kWh ‘behind-the-meter’ Battery Energy Storage System (BESS) is providing valued services back to the grid whilst also powering Lyreco’s busy 24-hour distribution centre alongside the 3.8 MWp rooftop PV array that was completed at the site in January 2016.

  • The Energyst

    23th November 2017

    Virtual power plant operator and energy supplier Limejump has raised further funds to scale its operations.

  • Clean Energy News

    21st November 2017

    Flexibility aggregator Limejump has strengthened its leadership team and boosted its headcount as it prepares to scale-up its operations.

  • Clean Energy News

    16th November 2017

    The Leverton battery is backed by a two year FFR contract with Limejump, a 15 year capacity market contract starting in October 2020 when Eelpower will also begin to look at energy trading.

  • Business Green

    27th July 2017

    Clean tech start-up Limejump has raised £3m in Series A funding to press ahead with its vision of disrupting the UK energy market through its 'virtual power plant' network of demand response, storage and smart grid assets. Limejump combines a demand response service with flexible management services for small scale energy generators to create what it calls a "virtual power plant".

  • Statkraft

    26th July 2017

    Limejump Ltd, UK’s leading next-generation energy utility, has closed a GBP 3 million Series A funding round led by Statkraft Ventures. Limejump’s current investors, Passion Capital and Angel CoFund, also participated in the round. The company will use the funding to scale its customer base and further commercialise its Virtual Power Plant technology.

  • The Energyst

    10 July 2017

    Many businesses operating in the commercial refrigeration sector have taken advantage of static frequency response contracts.

  • The Energyst

    06 July 2017

    The Crown Commercial Service (CCS) has given the green light for public sector procurement of demand-side response (DSR) services from six providers.

  • Business Green

    February 2016

    If I offered you £10 to turn off the light in a room you were not using, chances are you would get up off the sofa and flick off the offending switch. After all, who doesn't like being given money for doing next to nothing?

  • Solar Power Portal

    May 2017

    The 6MW/10MWh Leighton Buzzard battery will support local winter peak demand between October and March and provide national services to National Grid.

  • Business Green

    May 2017

    Limejump has won a contract to manage UK Power Networks' Smarter Network Storage facility in the balancing markets

  • Growth Enabler

    April 2017


  • Utility Week

    April 2017

    Some [coal] plants may be forced to close temporarily, says National Grid...

  • Anesco

    April 2017

    Anesco and Limejump are to bring 185MW of energy storage online by the end of 2018, creating the largest portfolio of energy storage in the UK. The systems will play a significant role in balancing the grid through the capacity market, frequency response and wider market participation.

  • The Energyst

    March 2017

    Limejump head of Business Development Joe McDonald makes the business case for batteries.

  • Utility Week

    March 2017

    Bidders secure contracts totalling 312MW in last transitional arrangements auction

  • The Energy Street

    August 2016

    Traditional utilities risk obsolescence in the face of more nimble competition, according to Limejump CEO Erik Nygard. He thinks they may not have much time to pivot their business models.

  • European Utility Week

    June 2016

    Read what Erik Nygard has to say about the barriers to new utilities looking to enter the UK market.

  • British Institute of Energy Economics (BIEE)

    June 2016

    Interview with Carina Correia on grid balancing and aggregation.

  • Disrupts

    April 2016

    If ever there was an industry that needed to be dragged kicking and screaming into the 21st century, it’s energy. Since the inception of electricity networks in the 1870s, not much has changed. Electricity continues to be generated by fossil fuel power stations, transported by transmission grids, delivered to your home by distribution networks and billed for by suppliers for the energy they think you’ve used. That’s the way it’s always been done-until now.

  • Startup Empire

    February 2016

    We all know that the world’s energy sources are being depleted, and going green is the only way to ensure future security of supply. Having spent many years working for a multinational power utility, Erik Nygard and fellow co-founder Ning Zhang saw a huge need to come up with a new, hybrid energy utility utilising technology to deliver value to customers and together they came up with Limejump. We spoke to Erik to get the story.

  • Big Data Week

    November 2015

    By harnessing big data produced by distributed generators and businesses, existing electricity system flexibility can be unlocked allowing for increased amounts of intermittent, renewable generation to be connected to the distribution network. Big data is the enabler for a lower carbon, more sustainable energy future.

  • This is Money

    November 2015

    A small business that considers itself the UK's largest 'virtual power plant' will be capable of powering Birmingham and Leeds in three years, it has said.

  • TechCrunch

    September 2015

    Limejump is a classic example of a startup bringing a big data and cloud-based solution to a legacy market, and in doing so has the potential to transform that market.

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