The report is designed for an audience with some knowledge of DSF, with the purpose of re ecting on the progress and changes relevant to demand side providers, highlighting the remaining challenges and upcoming activity for 2018. The report also presents metrics for benchmarking demand side participation in exibility services.
The content covers:
• The Power Responsive programme – achievements over 2017 and engagement activity for the coming year (Section 2);
• Insights from market actors on the current state of play for DSF (Section 3.1) and highlights of recent policy, regulatory and industry-led initiatives supporting or impacting DSF (Section 3.2);
• Metrics on demand side participation in explicit (Capacity Market and National Grid Balancing Services) and implicit (network charge avoidance) markets and opportunities, creating a benchmark against which to assess growth (Section 4); and
• The future outlook on developments for DSF (Section 5).