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OpenLV is a groundbreaking project that’s making live local electricity data openly available

OpenLV project to help minimise costs for new connections on local electricity networks such as EV charge points

The way we generate, distribute and consume electricity across the UK is changing due to advances in technology affecting the entire energy system. One of the significant changes is the amount of new equipment customers want to connect to the network, such as electric vehicle (EV) charge points. EV charge points will have an impact […]

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OpenLV at COP23

OPENLV PRESENTATION AT THE 2017 UN CLIMATE CHANGE CONFERENCE

Western Power Distribution’s and EA Technology’s Electric Nation and OpenLV projects have been presented at the 2017 UN Climate Change Conference (COP23), 6 to 17 November in Bonn. The Government has a UK Pavilion within the Bonn Zone at the conference. On the 9 & 10 of November it showcased UK expertise in low carbon […]

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OpenLV to present at the 2017 UN Climate Change Conference

Western Power Distribution’s and EA Technology’s Electric Nation and OpenLV projects are being presented at the 2017 UN Climate Change Conference (COP23), 6 to 17 November in Bonn. The Electric Nation and OpenLV presentations are taking place on 9 November. The Government has a UK Pavilion within the Bonn Zone at the conference. On the […]

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OpenLV opening up LV data for buildings

Transition to smart cities could be accelerated by opening up live local electricity usage data

OpenLV project is opening up live local electricity network usage data – for the first ever time This will provide digital communications technology to monitor, manage and enhance the understanding of the Low Voltage (LV) network supplying electricity to commercial and domestic properties Third parties will be able to gain access to LV network data […]

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OpenLV opening up LV data for renewable energy

Energy generation market to be supported by live local electricity usage data

The OpenLV project is opening up live local electricity network usage data – for the first ever time This will allow electricity network operators to assess how much distributed generation could be supported by the LV network Owners of distributed generation could utilise LV-CAPTM as a single monitoring, reporting and control platform to manage energy […]

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OpenLV EV charging

Network capacity for charging electric vehicles to be further aided by opening up data from substations

  OpenLV project is opening up local electricity usage data – for the first ever time This will provide network operators with much-needed information about levels of capacity for charging EVs on local electricity networks Such data will complement other initiatives to assist the increased take-up of EVs such as smart charging, vehicle to grid […]

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OpenLV at Balancing Act 2017

OpenLV launched at WPD’s Balancing Act Conference

The OpenLV project has been launched at Western Power Distribution’s Balancing Act Conference which took place in London on 5 October 2017. OpenLV was the headline act at the ‘Future Networks – A Balancing Act’ event held at the Park Plaza, Westminster Bridge, organised by WPD’s Innovation division, with an audience primarily comprised of members […]

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OpenLV

Unique opportunity for new apps to be developed based on accessing local electricity data

OpenLV project is opening up local electricity data – for the first ever time This has the potential to generate useful information for the development of apps Such apps could provide benefits for the electricity industry, community groups, business, academia and, of course, customers The OpenLV project is inviting the submission of ideas for how […]

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Funding for flexibility markets feasibility studies

An Innovate UK competition could potentially provide funding to support the development of apps for the OpenLV project. As part of the ‘Upgrading our energy system: smart systems and flexibility’ plan, the government’s response to the Call for Evidence on “A smart flexible energy system”, government has launched a competition on local flexibility markets. Government […]

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