Developing flexibility market APIs: a spec-driven approachDeveloping flexibility market APIs: a spec-driven approachDeveloping flexibility market APIs: a spec-driven approach
Making Piclo

Developing flexibility market APIs: a spec-driven approach

Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) are becoming increasingly important to flexibility markets. In this blog, our integrations-focused Software Engineer, Jordan Calcutt, dives into why and how Piclo has opted to go down the route of Spec-Driven API development.
August 31, 2022
The Flexibility Forecast Episode 5: RIIO ED2 flex market prioritiesThe Flexibility Forecast Episode 5: RIIO ED2 flex market prioritiesThe Flexibility Forecast Episode 5: RIIO ED2 flex market priorities
Market Insight

The Flexibility Forecast Episode 5: RIIO ED2 flex market priorities

“What are the most exciting things to come out of RIIO ED2?” The uptake of EVs as a source of flexibility, transitioning to DSO and delivering flexibility in an efficient manner with correct systems and processes are a few responses from our panel...
August 23, 2022
Let’s connect: why APIs are the next step for flexibility marketsLet’s connect: why APIs are the next step for flexibility marketsLet’s connect: why APIs are the next step for flexibility markets
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Let’s connect: why APIs are the next step for flexibility markets

As electricity grids decarbonise and more network management is needed, local flexibility services in the UK and internationally are scaling and moving towards shorter-term markets. But these developments require a new approach - one that centres on integration and automation. In this blog, Technical Product Manager, Jacob Vincent, answers FAQs about Application Programming Interfaces (APIs), the use and importance of integrations in local flexibility markets, and a sneak preview of how Piclo is spearheading this progress and how Piclo Flex users can get involved.
August 16, 2022
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Making Piclo

Internationalising a B2B software product

The UK has been at the forefront of establishing local flexibility markets, yet there is a growing interest in their development across Europe and the US in response to policies such as the EU’s Clean Energy Package. In this blog, Product Manager Matthew Smith explores Piclo’s experience of transforming a UK-focused and English-only proposition into a global software product.
August 11, 2022
The Flexibility Forecast Episode 4: The importance of DSO flexibility marketsThe Flexibility Forecast Episode 4: The importance of DSO flexibility marketsThe Flexibility Forecast Episode 4: The importance of DSO flexibility markets
Market Insight

The Flexibility Forecast Episode 4: The importance of DSO flexibility markets

‘If you don’t have an asset in the right location now, you probably will in the next ten years with the amount of demand we’re going to see”. Episode 4 explores the importance of DSO flexibility markets.
August 2, 2022
The Flexibility Forecast Episode 3: Data and digitalisationThe Flexibility Forecast Episode 3: Data and digitalisationThe Flexibility Forecast Episode 3: Data and digitalisation
Market Insight

The Flexibility Forecast Episode 3: Data and digitalisation

Why is data at the heart of DSO flexibility markets? Piclo's Data Engineer, Adrian Shelley, joins this episode of The Flexibility Forecast.
July 25, 2022
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Market Insight

What is FERC Order 2222 and what is its meaning for distributed energy resources in the US?

As the US energy systems continue to adapt to the rise in alternative energy resources brought on the grid in response to the climate crisis, the various energy markets are quickly evolving to incorporate these generators and address the power needs of customers across the country.
May 19, 2022
The Flexibility Forecast Episode 2: Secondary trading in the Capacity Market - Introducing Piclo Exchange The Flexibility Forecast Episode 2: Secondary trading in the Capacity Market - Introducing Piclo Exchange The Flexibility Forecast Episode 2: Secondary trading in the Capacity Market - Introducing Piclo Exchange
Market Insight

The Flexibility Forecast Episode 2: Secondary trading in the Capacity Market - Introducing Piclo Exchange

Exploring energy and flexibility market insights 2022 and beyond - with special guests!
April 7, 2022
The Flexibility Forecast Episode 1: Flex markets and the importance of RIIO 2The Flexibility Forecast Episode 1: Flex markets and the importance of RIIO 2The Flexibility Forecast Episode 1: Flex markets and the importance of RIIO 2
Market Insight

The Flexibility Forecast Episode 1: Flex markets and the importance of RIIO 2

Exploring energy and flexibility market insights 2022 and beyond - with special guests!
March 10, 2022
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Market Insight

Piclo Flex insights: SP Energy Networks

Part 1 of 3: Since 2019, SP Energy Networks (SPEN) has procured flexibility services on Piclo Flex from a variety of assets and companies (Flex Providers) connected to their networks. In Part 1, we take a look at a market overview of their flexibility market data.
January 19, 2022
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Life at Piclo

Piclo 2021 highlights

As we look forward to another record breaking year for DSO flexibility markets, here is Piclo's 2021 highlights in summary
January 14, 2022
Introducing Piclo Exchange Part 2 - a marketplace for Capacity Market secondary trading Introducing Piclo Exchange Part 2 - a marketplace for Capacity Market secondary trading Introducing Piclo Exchange Part 2 - a marketplace for Capacity Market secondary trading
New Developments

Introducing Piclo Exchange Part 2 - a marketplace for Capacity Market secondary trading

Piclo’s new marketplace for secondary trading is now open to Capacity Market Providers to register
November 18, 2021