What’s it all about?
Flexibility. Not Yoga, but the essential tools to enable the energy transition. Too often renewable assets, energy storage and EV charging at mass are help back due to grid blockages and constraints. Flexibility in the system is required to unlock some of these blockages. We talk grid flexibility, international expansion and the road from PhD to Entrepreneur with Piclo CEO and Co-Founder James Johnston.
About James Johnston:
James Johnston is the CEO and Co-founder of Piclo, the world’s leading independent grid flexibility marketplace. Prior to Piclo, James spent 3 years researching microgrids at University of Strathclyde. James is also the founder of Solar Sketch, a design company for the solar industry and worked at international engineering firm Arup. James is a published author contributing chapters to Academic Press books on peer-to-peer energy and local flexibility trading.
Piclo Flex is a leading independent marketplace that brings together Flex Providers with System Operators to procure local flexibility services.
As our energy systems become cleaner, more distributed and diversified in response to the climate crisis, our grids come under more stress and face challenges in maintaining the delicate balance of supply and demand.
Our marketplace enables technologies such as renewables, batteries and electric vehicles to provide local flexibility to our distribution networks, smoothing out the complex transition to a decarbonised future and delivering low-cost and resilient grids.
About Hyperion Executive Search:
Hyperion are a specialist executive search firm working with some of the most innovative cleantech companies in the world, helping to find extraordinary talent to enable their growth and success. Partnering with leading cleantech VCs, as well as directly with founders and entrepreneurs in the sector. With our clients we are transforming business and growing a strong and prosperous cleantech economy.
If you want to grow your team, or move forward your career, visit www.hyperionsearch.com, or email firstname.lastname@example.org
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