Author: Tom Lynes

By Tom Lynes |

Pete Project testing

In the coming weeks the Pete Project will be conducting tests on its fleet of hot water tanks and batteries. The test will involve the Mixergy tanks being sent a signal that stops them from heating for five minutes. The tanks will then be sent another signal that tells them to heat for five minutes.

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Pete Project Case Study: Mixergy

The Pete Project has been busy over the last couple of months, but not just with finding locations to install Mixergy’s intelligent hot water tanks. We have also been working with Mixergy to produce a case study video that looks at the aims of the project and how the Mixergy tank can help to achieve

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Mixergy tank feedback

Since we began installing the Mixergy tanks last year, we have been asking participants to provide us with feedback relating to the project in general and the performance of the Mixergy tank. As the project moves forwards we will gain more valuable feedback that will help Mixergy to further develop their product. You can find

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How can hot water tanks help balance the national grid?

What is it? Demand Side Response (DSR) is a deliberate change in an industrial, commercial (or in the Pete Project’s case, a private household) user’s natural patterns of metered electricity, brought about by a signal from another party. In terms of the Pete Project, DSR is being used to aid the national grid in balancing

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The Pete Project meets a milestone!

Over the past year the Pete Project has been busy identifying participants for its trial of intelligent home-technologies: the innovative and intelligent Mixergy hot water tanks and Powervault household batteries. The aim of the project is to connect these appliances, via the cloud, to create capacity to the electricity grid for grid balancing. Domestic demand-side

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Domestic DSR and the clash of Digistisation Event

An evening debate to be held by The Pete Project in conjunction with The Energy Institute “The Clash of Digitalisation” Date: 18 September 2018 Tea & coffee: 18:00 Debate: 18:15 – 19:45 Networking drinks: 19:45 onwards Venue: Dentons Law Firm, 1 Fleet Place, London EC4M 7RA It’s the fine balance between defining personal data, and