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Optimiser and trading services provider for battery storage and flexible assets

EDF is a leading Route to Market provider for battery storage and flexible assets. Our people, market knowledge, experience and advanced systems enable us to support asset owners to innovate and implement a range of strategies to maximise revenue whilst protecting asset lifespans.

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Unlock the potential of your assets

We optimise battery assets in all available markets, including dynamic containment, ancillary services, and balancing mechanisms, maximising customer revenue. We have a substantial portfolio of contracted and operational batteries utilising the latest in AI technology and data science combined with our expert trading teams.

Optimise the performance of your flexible assets

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547 MW in operation

We offer you solutions that maximise the performance of your flexible assets.

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5+ yrs experience

Rely on over 5 years of experience and an industry leading team.

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Trusted partner

We are dedicated to innovation in optimising battery assets and implementing a range of strategies to maximise revenue whilst protecting asset lifespans.

Meet the senior team

Stuart Fenner

Stuart Fenner

Stuart Fenner is the Commercial Director for Wholesale Market Services at EDF. He is responsible for flexible asset valuations and contract structuring, the design and delivery of asset optimisation strategies and the development of the flexibility services offered by EDF in the UK. Stuart is a highly experienced energy professional and has held various senior commercial roles in commodity supply and purchasing, energy solutions and renewable asset management.

Fabrizio Fenu

Fabrizio Fenu

Fabrizio Fenu leads origination activities for flexible assets within EDF. Fabrizio is your first port of call for any questions or to discuss opportunities available to you.

Latest News

EDF Wholesale Market Services Shortlisted for Flexibility Service Provider of the Year at Utility Week Flex Awards 2024

EDF Wholesale Market Services has been named a finalist in the prestigious Flexibility Service Provider of the Year category at the upcoming Utility Week Flex Awards 2024. This recognition highlights EDF's commitment to innovation, customer-centricity, and excellence in the energy sector.

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EDF Energy is excited to announce the continued partnership with Zenobē in pioneering battery storage project

EDF Energy is excited to announce another significant milestone in our partnership with Zenobē. Zenobē is building Blackhillock and Kilmarnock South and has selected several market leading suppliers that are developing key technologies to deliver large-scale battery storage facilities. As part of the project, Zenobē has selected EDF to provide Route to Market services for the sites. Expected to be operational in 2024 and 2025, these projects will drive to maximise renewables and reduce the cost of wasted wind to consumers.

Picture: Blackhillock Site - Copyright Zenobe

Blackhillock Site - Copyright Zenobe

EDF Energy at the Energy Storage Summit 2024

EDF Energy will be showcasing its route to market services at the upcoming Energy Storage Summit 2024 on the 20-21 February, at the Novotel London West. The event is the premier industry conference for the energy storage industry.

Our expert team will be available over the 2-day event to discuss route to market services, battery optimisation and the latest trends in the market.

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EDF signs a market-leading solar and battery optimisation deal

EDF, Britain’s biggest generator of zero carbon electricity, together with DIF and ib vogt will trade, optimise and offtake the physical energy from solar and battery assets with a combined 116MWs sharing a transmission grid connection at Warley UK.

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EDF Energy is delighted to partner with Low Carbon as part of a portfolio of optimisation agreements

EDF Energy is delighted to partner with Low Carbon to provide route to market services for the Birch Park Solar Farm featuring a 30MW 2-hour battery, co-located with solar PV in Colchester, Essex.

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EDF awarded ‘Highly Commended’ at the Energy Storage Awards 2023

EDF Wholesale Market Services (WMS) was recently awarded the title of ‘Highly Commended’ in the category ‘Trading and Optimisation Team of the Year’ at the inaugural Energy Storage Awards.

The Energy Storage Awards (ESAs) aim to reward excellence and hard work in the European industry, recognising the pioneering spirit and dedication to positive change it represents. EDF are dedicated to innovation in optimising battery assets and implementing a range of strategies to maximise revenue whilst protecting asset lifespans.

Stuart Fenner, Commercial Director, Wholesale Market Services, commented, “Congratulations to the team at EDF; we are proud to be recognised for the work we have achieved in the delivery of asset optimisation strategies and the development of the flexibility services in the UK.”

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EDF team at Energy Storage Awards 2023

Energy Storage News webinar

Renewables and energy storage will be key enablers to the energy transition. Panellists from EDF, Solar Media, Pivot Power and National Grid explore the role of battery storage and renewable energy in the UK’s drive to net zero, the impact on infrastructure and how to maximise asset revenues to meet rapidly-changing electricity market opportunities.

Watch our latest webinar, with Energy Storage News. 

EDF announces agreement for battery optimisation with Eelpower

Eelpower, one of the pioneer investors and operators of large-scale commercial energy storage assets in the UK, have selected EDF as their next trading and optimisation partner. The partnership will involve the trading and optimisation of three grid-scale battery projects located in the UK, totalling 80MW, and reinforces EDF’s commitment to helping Britain achieve Net Zero. 

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EDF Joins Downing on 50MW UK Storage Project

Investment management firm, Downing LLP, has selected EDF (UK) as route-to-market and trading partner for a 50MW battery storage project in England. The battery will connect directly to National Grid’s transmission system with ambitions for the second phase of the project to develop a private wire network and a utility scale electric vehicle charging super hub in Nursling, Southampton.

EDF and Gresham House Energy Storage Fund announce deal to optimise the UK’s largest battery site

Gresham House Energy Storage Fund plc, the UK’s largest listed battery storage fund, has selected EDF to optimise its new 50MW battery site at Wickham Market.  Capable of storing 75MWh of energy, this is the UK’s largest battery installed to date.

EDF and SWGT announce long-term innovative optimisation agreement for flagship battery project

SWGT, a leading independent battery storage asset manager in the UK, have signed an innovative long-term battery optimisation agreement with EDF. The partnership will see SWGT’s 30MW utility scale battery storage asset optimised across a variety of grid flexibility schemes.

Pivot Power appoints EDF to optimise battery asset at new energy storage facility through PowerShift platform

Pivot Power has appointed EDF to optimise 49.9MW of battery assets at their Kemsley site in Kent, helping to facilitate greater flexible electricity capacity for the grid.

EDF and Zenobe announce battery trading deal

Zenobe Energy has partnered with EDF to trade and optimise 59MW of its grid-scale battery portfolio. 

Solar and battery assets at the Clayhill solar farm.

Anesco chooses EDF Energy & Upside for battery and solar farm trading deal

The deal to optimise 16MW of solar and battery assets at the Clayhill solar farm sees EDF providing a guaranteed floor price for storage – a first within the sector.