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August 2019

  How can National Grid manage inertia in the short term, and what are the actions in play as a result of the August 9th blackouts? That’s the hot topic in the industry right now, and we discussed the options available with our Head of Trading and Operations, Rob Sherwood.

  Each week, we take a look at the week in flexibility trading that has just been, and a look at what's next. Enjoy our latest instalment: The last ten days combined to produce a bumper issue!  

  Welcome to our latest quarterly market report. Within this report, we focus on a number of key market developments and influences:  we explore commodity pricing fluctuations, market dynamics, what we see coming up in Q3 of 2019 and of course a number of new developments from the world of Limejump as we continue to develop the Future of Energy.

by Erik Nygard, CEO Limejump Like much of the industry, we are eagerly assessing the fallout from the blackouts earlier this month to consider how we – as a collective energy sector – can learn from what happened and prevent any future disruptive reoccurrence.

Each week, we take a look at the week in flexibility trading that has just been, and a look at what's next. Enjoy our latest instalment: We could be forgiven for forgetting all about flexible trading last week as cycles of speculations and corrections regarding the previous week's blackout #powercut was still the hot topic for everyone in the industry.

by Erik Nygard, CEO Limejump On Friday 9 August, just before 1700, National Grid oversaw a sharp system frequency drop following the trip of Little Barford gas-fired power station which was generating roughly 700MW at the time. This has been referred to on social media as the #powercut.

Each week, we take a look at the week in flexibility trading that has just been, and a look at what's next. Enjoy our latest instalment: That was a Friday we won’t forget in a hurry.

  Each week, we take a look at the week in flexibility trading that has just been, and a look at what's next. Enjoy our latest instalment. The balancing mechanism delivered action last week with Limejump managing 319 instructions across the week.