Automated Demand Response Update

Posted on May 13th, 2015

During the past year, we have been organising load shedding events for supporting businesses within the Bracknell area.  Within this time period we have scheduled up to 30 events for each business, and shed a total of 14 MW.  That is the equivalent of 4 medium sized houses electricity consumption across a whole year (based […]

TVV energy consumption data now released!

Posted on March 24th, 2015

The TVV project has just released over 18 months of 220 anonymised domestic customers energy usage. The half hourly usage data has been collected by the deployed end point monitors into our project participants properties in 2012. We would like to take the opportunity thank all of our project participants once again for their continued support and for […]

Smart Operators

Posted on March 20th, 2015

Learning from the Thames Valley Vision demand side response (DSR) programme was shared with Baroness Verma, minister at the Department of Energy and Climate Change earlier this week. Hosted by project partners Honeywell the event illustrated the benefits of demand response for electricity distributors and customers alike (more information on demand response at: http://www.thamesvalleyvision.co.uk/our-trials/supporting/). To […]

The Future is bright indeed!

Posted on March 4th, 2015

Ever wondered what goes on behind the scenes of the Thames Valley Vision project? Our news feed boasts an array of engagement events, dissemination streams and technologies being implemented within the Thames Valley; but where, you might ask, does the learning for these technologies come from and go to? Professor Peter Grindrod from the University […]

Efficient Appliance Winners!

Posted on March 2nd, 2015

We spent Saturday morning delivering our efficient Washing Machine and Dishwasher to two lucky winners in Bracknell. In what was an incredibly rewarding start to the weekend our customer liaison team relished at the opportuntiy to put yet more smiles on the faces of customers within Bracknell!   

And we have a winner!

Posted on February 23rd, 2015

It was a rewarding end to the week for the Thames Valley Vision green t-shirt brigade, as we have become known, engaging with residents of the Bracknell area regarding efficient appliances. We were situated in prime location in Bracknell Leisure Centre, from Thursday 19th-21st February, educating children and adults alike on the benefits of investing […]

Efficient Appliances Event- Bracknell Leisure Centre!

Posted on February 18th, 2015

From Thursday 19th – Saturday 21st February the Thames Valley Vision team will be based out of Bracknell Leisure Centre exhibiting a range of efficient appliances. We will be there to inform residents of the benefots of switching their old appliances to more efficient counter-parts. We will also fill people in on what exactly EU […]

Low Carbon Networks and Innovation Conference

Posted on December 5th, 2014

Last month we updated you on the 2014 LCNI conference, Aberdeen, attended by the Thames Valley Vision team amongst an array of industry experts. We can now show you exactly what the conference looked like through the pictures on the following link: https://www.flickr.com/search/?q=lcni+conference Some of our personal favourites are displayed below. TVV Manager Mark Stannard […]

LCNI Conference 2014

Posted on October 24th, 2014

 Exciting developments and progress from within the TVV project was shared through breakout sessions centered around Demand Side Response and Data and analytics.   Presenting on Demand Side Response was Field Operations Manager, Mark Stannard who discussed the findings from the 112 load-sheds scheduled since April 2014. Here he discussed the theory of ‘bounce-back’ whereby […]

Waitrose and the Thames Valley Vision

Posted on September 2nd, 2014

We are happy to announce our VIP project participant tour of Waitrose’s sustainable facilities, Bracknell, will take places on Monday 15th September 2014! As well as offering a unique opportunity of a guided tour of Waitrose’s  environmentally focused architecture and facilities; project participants will gain a detailed insight into the Thames Valley Vision project. Including how our message fits with […]