Early EXSTORM results: performance of Generalized Derivative Follower price setting

Early EXSTORM results: performance of Generalized Derivative Follower price setting

Posted on Apr 21, 2014

The EXSTORM project is starting to deliver results. We’ve been running full-scale in silico simulations of local energy market trading, and testing the viability of different trading heuristics. For example, we’ve put a good deal of work into the possibilities of posted-price trading, and the various heuristics for setting offer-to-sell prices and buy-limit prices. We […]

Community energy and local markets

Community energy and local markets

Posted on Apr 8, 2014

 Pressure is mounting to improve the environmental credentials of our energy supply – and electricity is often taken as the place to start.  The number of community energy projects grows, and with good reason, for local generation and increased consumption can reduce transmission and distribution losses, as well as disrupting the business of the major […]

Apples

Apples

Posted on Nov 11, 2013

Apples. There’s a lot of them about at the moment, but where do you buy yours? Do you buy them from the “Big Five” – Asda, Morrisons, Sainsbury, Tesco and Waitrose? Or do you shop at your small local shop or do you perhaps collect your apples from your neighbour with plenty and make a […]