Chapter 16

Peer-to-Peer Energy Matching: Transparency, Choice, and Locational Grid Pricing

James Johnston    Open Utility, London, United Kingdom


Peer-to-peer (P2P) energy matching could support the transformation of the traditional energy industry into a digital, decentralized, and renewable-powered one. This chapter introduces the P2P energy matching concept, using UK start-up Open Utility as an example. It presents the first commercial use case for P2P energy matching: providing customers with transparency and choice over their renewable energy supply. It also presents Open Utility’s proposed modification to UK Distribution System Operator (DSO) charging regulations to incorporate locational pricing, and concludes with an overview of ...

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