DSR opportunities expand as technology improves and intermittent renewables grow

(Written for FM World, Dec 16) Demand side response (DSR) is a favourite of the UK’s National Grid, which believes it will meet 30-50% of the required system flexibility of our new intelligent grid as more and more intermittent renewables are added into the mix – by moderating peak demand and absorbing surges of cheap … Read moreDSR opportunities expand as technology improves and intermittent renewables grow

Mexico powers ahead with gas, but market risks cloud outlook

 (Written for Gas Matters, Oct 16) Mexico is betting big on US shale gas, with heavy investment in new gas pipelines from the US border to an expanding and energy thirsty economy. But market reform and cheap renewables may leave investors over-extended, with CFE, in particular, heavily exposed to long term pipeline and gas-fired IPP … Read moreMexico powers ahead with gas, but market risks cloud outlook