Roadmap for flexibility services to 2030 (Poyry and Imperial College London)

This report accompanies the Committee on Climate Change’s 2017 Report to Parliament – Meeting Carbon Budgets: Closing the policy gap. It was written by Pöyry Management Consulting and Imperial College London.

The report sets out a roadmap for improving the flexibility of the UK’s electricity system in a way that is consistent with UK carbon budgets. It covers the need for flexibility, then identifies barriers and proposes approaches to overcome them for:

  • ensuring efficient investment decisions
  • managing greater complexity in the system
  • supporting innovation
  • ensuring effective consumer participation