Internationalising a B2B software productInternationalising a B2B software product
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 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 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
What is FERC Order 2222 and what is its meaning for distributed energy resources in the US?What is FERC Order 2222 and what is its meaning for distributed energy resources in the US?
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
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 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
Piclo Flex insights: SP Energy Networks Piclo Flex insights: SP Energy Networks
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
Piclo 2021 highlightsPiclo 2021 highlights
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
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
Introducing Piclo Exchange Part 1: Diving into Capacity Market Secondary Trading Introducing Piclo Exchange Part 1: Diving into Capacity Market Secondary Trading
New Developments

Introducing Piclo Exchange Part 1: Diving into Capacity Market Secondary Trading

As part of the Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) FleX competition, Piclo has collaborated with National Grid ESO and Flex Providers across the energy sector to develop an online exchange for flexibility markets. This is the first blog of a two-part series exploring its progress.
November 11, 2021
Meet the team: developing Piclo Flex into a multi-market platformMeet the team: developing Piclo Flex into a multi-market platform
Life at Piclo

Meet the team: developing Piclo Flex into a multi-market platform

Meet Piclo’s developers, innovation managers, leaders and designers. They’re behind all the innovation and project management that’s developing Piclo into a multi-market platform!
August 3, 2021
“How much flexibility was procured?” Why a simple question has a not so simple answer“How much flexibility was procured?” Why a simple question has a not so simple answer
Market Insight

“How much flexibility was procured?” Why a simple question has a not so simple answer

In the UK, DSO flexibility markets have been up and running for several years and all DNOs have committed to procuring flexibility as an alternative to grid reinforcement.
June 21, 2021