The Limejump Quarterly Report Q2 2019 – Powering the National Grid without Coal, Carbon Price Records and Volatile Revenue Opportunities
Welcome to our latest quarterly market report. Within this report, we focus on a number of key market developments and influences: we explore commodity pricing fluctuations, market dynamics, what we see coming up in Q3 of 2019 and of course a number of new developments from the world of Limejump as we continue to develop the Future of Energy.
Blackout Disruption and Concerns Over Interconnector Trading Further Underpin the Need for a New Market for Inertia in the UK
by Erik Nygard, CEO Limejump Like much of the industry, we are eagerly assessing the fallout from the blackouts earlier this month to consider how we – as a collective energy sector – can learn from what happened and prevent any future disruptive reoccurrence.
Friday’s blackouts: A Domino energy effect in action, and how the energy sector can prevent this happening again
by Erik Nygard, CEO Limejump On Friday 9 August, just before 1700, National Grid oversaw a sharp system frequency drop following the trip of Little Barford gas-fired power station which was generating roughly 700MW at the time. This has been referred to on social media as the #powercut.
Each week, we take a look at the week in flexibility trading that has just been, and a look at what's next. Enjoy our latest instalment. The balancing mechanism delivered action last week with Limejump managing 319 instructions across the week.
Each week, we take a look at the week in flexibility trading that has just been, and a look at what's next. Enjoy our latest instalment: This week we bring you an extended edition of our regular summarisation of the ups and downs in flexibility trading.
Wind PPAs, powered by Limejump, deliver winds of change and a fairer deal for developers and operators
Onshore wind has caused much debate in the last decade. The glut of development approvals in the late noughties – fueled by the promise of ROCs and, at times generous, FIT subsidies – saw them pop up prolifically across the UK.
Each week, we take a look at the week in flexibility trading that has just been, and at what’s next. Enjoy our latest instalment: After a week like last, when the country was being buffeted by strong winds and heavy rain many of us are asking when will summer start?
Each week, we take a look at the week in flexibility trading that has just been, and at what's next. Enjoy our latest instalment. Last week closed with a rush of activity; First, on Friday – as we celebrated a new record for weeks coal-free energy generation – the France-UK interconnector tripped, causing frequency in the UK to drop to 49.63Hz.
Limejump has achieved a new milestone for their Virtual Power Platform (VPP) as the energy tech leader begins supplying electricity to power Philip Dennis Foodservice food storage infrastructure.