Record levels of local flexibility have been contracted in 2021, with an uplift of 45% on 2020 already. New figures from the Energy Networks Association (ENA) show that distribution network operators (DNOs) have contracted 1.6GW since the beginning of 2021, and are set to further increase this in the coming months. This is a sizable jump on the 1.1GW contracted across the whole of last year, freeing up still more capacity on the electricity networks during peak periods. Over the past two years, there has been an increase in market liquidity of nearly 40% in local flexibility markets, driving more competitive outcomes.
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