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Research Focus: A way to improve demand flexibility for procurement of transmission and distribution system services Research Focus: A way to improve demand flexibility for procurement of transmission and distribution system services

In the last few decades, the power industry has experienced huge technological changes. Traditionally, electricity consumers have been passive, supplied via centralised power stations. However in recent years people have started producing their own electricity using small-scale facilities, and effectively controlling their consumption, as well as actively taking advantage of electricity storage devices. This research describes a possible marketplace where the system operators could effectively buy services from end-users (using intermediary agents) in the most cost-effective way.