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Flexibility exchange demonstration projects: FleX competition

The FleX competition will support the development and demonstration of innovative solutions to value and trade flexibility.

Documents

FleX competition: guidance notes

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FleX competition: application form

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FleX competition: finance form

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Details

This competition is looking for innovative and replicable flexibility exchange solutions which provide marketplaces for multiple flexibility products, offered by multiple providers (sellers) of flexibility to multiple buyers.

The flexibility to be traded could be provided by domestic or business consumers from a range of sources, including:

  • energy storage
  • demand-side response (DSR) and demand reduction; or
  • generation

Up to £4 million will be available, from 2019 to 2021. The competition is expected to support up to 3 demonstration exchange projects to be operational by March 2021 with final trials and reporting to be completed by December 2021.

How to apply

This competition is now live. Read the guidance, and complete the application and finance forms.

Deadlines

  • to ask clarification questions: 28 March 2019
  • to register your interest: 11 April 2019
  • to submit proposals: 18 April 2019

Information for applicants: event

We are holding an information event on 13 March 2019.

If you cannot attend it will be available as a webcast.

Further details and registration details will be provided on this web page nearer the date event. Please email smart.innovation@beis.gov.uk to register interest in attending the information event.

Contact

For more information, contact smart.innovation@beis.gov.uk.

Published 30 January 2019