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June 12, 2024
GB Market
A Deeper Dive Into Wholesale Energy Markets in GB

Take a look at the different wholesale energy markets that make up the GB electricity market.

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GB Market
June 5, 2024
GB Market
Overhead power lines
An Intro to Wholesale Energy Markets

A detailed look into some of the common and different features of wholesale energy markets around the world.

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GB Market
May 30, 2024
Industry Thoughts
A warehouse with solar panels and large batteries
Modelling a Behind-the-Meter Power Purchase Agreement in Gridcog

Delve into the financial considerations of adding a battery to an existing solar Power Purchase Agreement (PPA)

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Industry Thoughts
May 28, 2024
Markets
Understanding the Dynamics of Negative Pricing and Price Volatility in Wholesale Energy Markets

As the energy transition accelerates, the wholesale energy markets are experiencing fascinating and complex shifts. Two emerging features in these markets are negative pricing and high price volatility.

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Markets
May 16, 2024
Company News
Learning about the energy industry
My journey learning about the energy industry

As the product lead my role is to understand both the business’s needs and our customers’ needs, and work with everyone in the business to plan and implement improvements to the platform. But this is my first time working in the energy industry.

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Company News
February 9, 2024
Company News
The UK team standing outside their new office building.
'More Light, More Power, More Gridcog'

Discover the fascinating history behind Gridcog's new home in London, and why it aligns seamlessly with our mission.

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Company News
May 1, 2024
Company News
Photo of Laura
Meet Laura Hoffmann-Ostenhof - our Energy Associate in London!

As the Gridcog team continues to grow, we're excited to welcome our new Energy Associate to the UK team, Laura Hoffmann-Ostenhof

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Company News
April 24, 2024
Distributed Energy
The Australian Duck Curve
The Duck Curve

Take a look at the 'duck curve' in Australia's electricity demand, driven by increasing rooftop solar installations, and explores its implications for grid stability, pricing dynamics and opportunities for flexible load management.

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Distributed Energy
April 11, 2024
Markets
Wholesale Market Price Data in Gridcog

An introduction to where market price data comes from and how you can use it to objectively assess your clean energy project options.

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Markets
March 31, 2024
Distributed Energy
NEOM The Line
Making NEOM The Line Photo-Voltaic

What would happen if you clad NEOM The Line in Photo-Voltaic material?

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Distributed Energy
March 26, 2024
Battery Storage
Battery Capex Cost for BTM Project

Pete Tickler uses Gridcog to test the impact of different battery control strategies by running near-identical versions of the site where the only thing that varies is the way the BESS is controlled.

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Battery Storage
March 26, 2024
Company News
Meet Rachel Madden - Tech Lead at Gridcog

Welcome to the team, Rachel!

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Company News
March 7, 2024
Company News
Lindsay Le Grand Brand and Content Associate
March 1, 2024
Company News
Gridcog Team Retreat, Bali 2024

In February, the entire Gridcog team got together in person for just the second time since we launched for our second IRL retreat.

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Company News
February 19, 2024
EV Charging
Residential V2G in the GB Energy market - a look under the hood at the new PowerPack Tariff from Octopus

Octopus Energy in the UK recently announced a new tariff that offers free EV charging to their customers in exchange for the EV owner allowing Octopus to optimise the charging and discharge behaviour of the vehicle. 

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EV Charging
February 13, 2024
Modelling
Optimising the future of clean energy investment

At Gridcog we use computational modelling and mathematical optimisation, rather than machine learning and artificial intelligence. Find out more about how it works.

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Modelling
January 30, 2024
Company News
Ashok Willis Energy Analyst
Meet Ashok Willis - London-based Energy Analyst

Welcome to the Gridcog team, Ashok Willis! Ashok brings excellent technical energy knowledge to the team, and he’s already adding lots of value to our product and clients in the UK and Europe.

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Company News
January 8, 2024
Distributed Energy
Take a look at how a solar fence stacks up in terms of yield and commercials compared to conventional ground mount solar
Solar Fence vs Conventional Ground-Mount Solar

What is a solar fence and how does a solar fence stack up compared to conventional ground-mount solar in London and Sydney?

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Distributed Energy
December 20, 2023
Industry Thoughts
Emissions Go Down

A look at how grid emissions intensity has changed over the last decade

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Industry Thoughts
December 6, 2023
EV Charging
EV Charging Station Economics

What does the road to profitability look like for station owners?

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EV Charging
November 8, 2023
Markets
Frothing over Very Fast FCAS

A look at the introduction of the new Very Fast Contingency FCAS markets

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Markets
November 1, 2023
GB Market
Take a look at some important themes in UK power markets for Winter 2023
UK Market Winter Outlook 2023

In this blog we take a look at key market developments and potential themes for winter 2023 in the UK, we draw comparisons to Winter 2022 and highlight key things that have changed over that timeframe.

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GB Market
August 25, 2023
Markets
Learn more about common commercial structures in energy projects and how these can be modelled in Gridcog
Introduction to different commercial structures in energy projects

Ensuring an energy project has an optimal commercial structure can determine whether the project is viable or not. In this article we take a look at some of the common commercial structures in renewable energy and flexibility projects including PPAs, supply arrangements and asset optimisation structures and how demonstrate these can be modelled in Gridcog.

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Markets
August 18, 2023
Company News
Tracking multi-site, multi-asset clean energy portfolios
Major new Gridcog service: Closing the loop on the clean energy transition

Introducing Gridcog Tracking, a new solution for monitoring and assuring commercial performance across multi-asset clean energy portfolios. Gain insights on real-world performance data, enhance project decision-making, and ensure optimal commercial returns.

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Company News
July 31, 2023
Battery Storage
Frequency Regulation and Battery Throughput
Frequency Regulation and Battery Throughput

Frequency control is a lucrative source of revenue for battery owners but participation in Regulation services also requires material energy throughput, increasing the degradation of the asset and adding complexity to wholesale trading

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Battery Storage
July 17, 2023
Battery Storage
Hybrid Solar PV and Battery Energy Storage Systems
Modelling Hybrid Systems

Unlock the potential of hybrid solar and battery storage systems with our deep-dive into DC-coupled systems. Learn how they work, their advantages, and how they can increase energy exports and boost project revenues. This detailed guide provides insights into modelling complexities and how Gridcog can help you navigate and compare different solutions for effective decision-making in the clean energy sector

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Battery Storage
July 14, 2023
Industry Thoughts
Behind the meter is back! A Gridcog take on National Grid ESO’s Future Energy Scenarios 2023
Behind the meter is back!

The latest Future Energy Scenarios from National Grid ESO anticipates a huge expansion in wind and solar capacity, from 35GW today to between 94GW-178GW by 2035. It envisions a critical role for distributed energy, smart charging, vehicle-to-grid (V2G), and demand-side flexibility - all key behind the meter themes. The business case and market size for behind-the-meter assets is getting stronger.

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Industry Thoughts
June 15, 2023
EV Charging
Charging Ahead: The Electrifying Journey of Mining Fleets

Dive into the transformative journey of mining fleet electrification and its pivotal role in creating a sustainable future. Discover how these advancements aren't just about the vehicles, but about the entire mining and energy system, and how Gridcog's technology is uniquely equipped to meet these challenges

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EV Charging
June 13, 2023
Company News
Genna Boyle, Gridcog Director of UK and Europe
Meet our Director of UK and Europe, Genna Boyle!

Meet Genna Boyle, Gridcog's new Director of UK and Europe. With a decade's worth of experience in the energy sector, Genna joins us to spearhead our expansion into Europe

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Company News
May 22, 2023
Battery Storage
Do longer duration batteries stack up?
Do longer duration batteries stack up?

Comparing the commercial performance of a two hour and eight hour duration grid-scale battery in Australia's NEM

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Battery Storage
May 10, 2023
EV Charging
How distribution network tariffs impact the business case for commercial rooftop solar in the UK
How distribution costs impact solar investments in the UK

How distribution network tariffs impact the business case for commercial rooftop solar in the UK

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EV Charging
May 4, 2023
EV Charging
Introducing 24/7 Carbon Free Buildings Event
Electrification of "Last Mile" Delivery Trucks

Modelling the impact of a supermarket electrifying its fleet of last mile delivery trucks and the impact this has on the site's energy demand and connection to the grid.

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EV Charging
April 11, 2023
24/7 CFE
Introducing 24/7 Carbon Free Buildings Event
Introducing the 24/7 Carbon Free Buildings Project

Explore the 24/7 Carbon Free Buildings project. Learn about the project and join the free online launch event on April 27th, 2023.

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24/7 CFE
April 11, 2023
EV Charging
Analysis of the potential value of vehicle-to-grid for fleet owners (Australia)

V2G has huge potential to help balance the grid by leveraging the latent capacity of idle battery storage, but do the numbers stack up for Australian fleet owners?

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EV Charging
March 20, 2023
24/7 CFE
Ararat Wind Farm
What’s the future of Renewable Energy Certification in Australia

Australia is set to launch a new voluntary scheme to support renewable energy procurement and storage after 2030. The scheme will provide crucial information about the origin and characteristics of renewable energy. Learn more about this upcoming scheme and its potential impact on the market.

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24/7 CFE
March 8, 2023
EV Charging
Analysis of the potential value of vehicle-to-grid for fleet owners (UK)

V2G has huge potential to help balance the grid by leveraging the latent capacity of idle battery storage, but do the numbers stack up for UK fleet owners?

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EV Charging
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