Energy trading, as if people mattered

Energy trading, as if people mattered

Posted by on Oct 18, 2018 in Local Energy Markets, News

Swanbarton’s radical re-imagining of electricity trading has become reality on the Hebridean island of Iona. Thirty homes are taking part in a trial led by Scene Connect and Swanbarton. Using real time consumption data gathered by Scene Connect, Swanbarton’s Real Time Trading Platform provides each home with a smart agent to negotiate electricity prices on its behalf, in real time.

Time of use tariffs bring domestic storage one step closer to economic viability

Time of use tariffs bring domestic storage one step closer to economic viability

Posted by on Jan 4, 2017 in Local Energy Markets

Thus far, domestic energy storage has been a cool thing with which to impress your mates, and lately it’s been about the cheapest way to get anything with a Tesla logo on it. But it’s been a long way from being the sort of economic no-brainer that’ll secure an enduring mass market. This week brings […]