UK’s SSE selects Origami platform to offer energy management services

21 September 2018 (Last Updated September 21st, 2018 11:21)

UK industrial and commercial energy supplier SSE has selected Origami Energy’s technology platform to offer energy management services.

UK industrial and commercial energy supplier SSE has selected Origami Energy’s technology platform to offer energy management services.

Using Origami’s platform, SSE will offer real-time, flexible services to its industrial and commercial customers.

SSE Business Energy director Finlay McCutcheon said: “Flexibility is an increasingly valuable part of the GB electricity market and SSE is delighted to be working with Origami Energy as we deliver our new SSE VPP product.

"This major deal further validates the new opportunities that our real-time energy marketplace solutions offer to electricity suppliers."

“We believe Origami Energy’s technology is market leading and will help us provide significant value to our customers.”

The energy supplying company is also planning to operate some of its own embedded generation assets through the platform.

Origami Energy CEO Peter Bance said: “We are delighted to be partnering with SSE. This major deal further validates the new opportunities that our real-time energy marketplace solutions offer to electricity suppliers, traders and industrial and commercial companies.

“Using our powerful technology platform, SSE will be enabled to deliver more valuable customer propositions, unlocking value for large numbers of owners and operators of dispatchable generation, battery storage and flexible loads.”

In a separate development, Origami Energy has agreed to connect 19MW of battery assets to energy markets.

Additionally, Origami Energy sold the rights to Gore Street Energy Storage Fund to build and operate the two large battery projects.

The projects include a 9MW ‘behind the meter’ and a 10MW ‘front of the meter’ battery assets located at London’s Port of Tilbury industrial port facility and Brentwood, Essex, respectively.