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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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.
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
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
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.
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
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, building a regional team, and growing our customer base. In this blog, learn more about Genna's background, her insights on the energy industry, her role at Gridcog, and what attracted her to our team.
Comparing the commercial performance of a two hour and eight hour duration grid-scale battery in Australia's NEM
How distribution network tariffs impact the business case for commercial rooftop solar in the UK
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.
Explore the 24/7 Carbon Free Buildings project. Learn about the project and join the free online launch event on April 27th, 2023.
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?
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.
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?
Pete Tickler talks through the considerations, both technical and commercial, for those looking to make investments in behind-the-meter solar and storage, using the Gridcog software to illustrate some of the key concepts.
Meet Gridcog's Product Lead Nicki Coates and find out how she helps make Gridcog better everyday
We ran an analysis on the economics of operating a public EV charger in the UK
How to create a Financial Model for your energy project investment decisions using cashflow forecasts from Gridcog
At Gridcog we think the world's big problems need big nerds to solve them. So for a bit of holiday fun, we're pleased to share the Gridcog 2022 Cryptic.
An introduction Non Co-Optmized Essential System Services (NCESS) in the Western Australian Wholesale Energy Market (WEM) and a summary of the new WEM Reliability Service to manage peak demand and minimum demand risks.
Our previous post looked at the difference between what a residential solar owner in London might be paid under the various SEG export tariffs and what that energy would be worth on the balancing market.
Magic Mode is one of our product themes for 2023, but Christmas has come early, and it’s great to be able to share some details on our first ‘magical’ feature drop.
Figuring out the best configuration of energy assets for a given scenario is a tricky problem. The permutations are potentially infinite and every site and scenario is different.
Green Hydrogen is a very hot topic right now, and is a vital part of decarbonization, displacing fossil fuels as a feedstock into chemical/industrial processes, and as a fuel for heating, transport, and power.
As an early-stage tech startup and a child of the Covid era, Gridcog is a fully remote business.
The role of hydrogen in our future energy systems is a very hot topic right now.
The rate of electric vehicle adoption in Australia has finally started to ramp up, and plenty of businesses and brands are jostling to charge all those new EVs.
Our previous post compared the value that residential PV solar owners in Australia can get from the various Feed in Tariff (FiT) schemes in different states.
In recent years solar feed-in-tariffs (FiTs) in Australia have been falling steadily to reflect both changes to the underlying wholesale markets
Here’s a quick video building on our recent blog post on community battery network tariffs.
The new energy system will be made up of lots of variable renewable energy generation from wind and solar, balanced with energy storage and demand flexibility.
We’re shifting away from a small number of large centrally located and primarily thermal (fossil-fuel powered) generators to a very large number of small, distributed and primarily renewable (wind, solar) generators and energy storage systems (batteries).
In a recent blog post, we compared the financial case for installing solar (and optionally battery storage) to a supermarket in Australia versus the UK.
Gridcognition recently hired a new Senior Data Scientist.
Following my trip to the UK earlier this month I was struck by a couple of things related to solar PV investment.
Western Australia is a global hotspot for high-penetration of distributed generation in the electricity system, and the Government proactively defined a roadmap for DER integration and orchestration in early 2020.