What does behind the meter resilience look like?
In this exclusive report, Michael Phelan, CEO and co-founder of GridBeyond, talks about the importance of energy resilience behind the meter, what resilience looks like to I&C energy consumers, and how storage, predictive maintenance and on-site assets play their parts.
“It’s easy to take the reliability of our electricity supply for granted. We flick a switch and the lights turn on. But dependability requires an orchestrated collaboration of management. In fact, to ensure our electricity system stays up and running, National Grid already spends over £1bn a year on balancing services, and has forecast that investment could reach £2bn within five years. As renewables make greater contributions to our energy mix, balancing the grid is more challenging than ever.”
“Increasingly, I&C businesses want a holistic solution for resilience; which means tackling both grid failure modes and equipment faults. Our aim is to use the on-site assets to implement grid resilience, whilst boosting site resilience too.”
Download this detailed review, reflecting on the ways I&C currently see energy resilience, how boundaries are being broken down to access additional resilience, and how resilience can be found in unexpected places.