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Oliver McMillen

SSE Wholesale Demand Side Response (DSR) Project Director. Oliver is responsible for the development and delivery of DSR-related activity within SSE’s Wholesale business.

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SSE’s Triad Warning service predicted all three Triad periods for 2018-19

Posted by Oliver McMillen on 27/03/19 16:56

Yesterday, 26 March 2019, National Grid confirmed the Triad periods for 2018-19 and SSE Business Energy is pleased to confirm that we accurately predicted each of the three peaks through our Triad Warning service.

The Triad season falls during the winter months, from the start of November to the end of February. The Triads are the three half hour periods of highest demand in Great Britain during this colder, darker time of year, and must be at least 10 days apart.

For businesses, consuming electricity during a Triad period is very expensive and it’s therefore important to try to avoid the three peak half hours. SSE Business Energy helps businesses avoid these times by offering a Triad Warning service which draws on the knowledge and expertise of weather forecasters and energy demand specialists.

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Topics: Virtual Power Plant, Triads

How to minimise the impact of Triad costs on your organisation this winter

Posted by Oliver McMillen on 12/12/18 16:24
 
Those of you who follow energy trends closely will be aware that we’re already into the latest Triad season. The Triad season falls during the winter months, from the start of November to the end of February, and reflects the higher demand seen from both industrial and retail customers at this colder, darker time of year.
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Topics: Energy Solutions, Demand side response, Triads

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