The Energy Lifecycle
Generation is the process of transforming primary energy sources (such as fossil fuels, nuclear energy and renewables) into electricity.
With our strong expertise in downstream technologies such as electric vehicles, we comment on and influence the debate on the sort of energy infrastructure we will require in the future.
Transmission is the process of moving gas and electricity from where it is produced to distribution networks where it is distributed for use.
Hydrogen is one of a handful of new, low carbon solutions that will be critical for the UK’s transition to net zero. We help inform Hydrogen policies and are the secretariat to Hydrogen UK.UK Government Launches Plan to Create a Thriving Low Carbon Hydrogen Sector
The Distribution Network (both gas and electricity) transports energy from the transmission system to the end consumer.
Gemserv plays an important role in gas industry governance. For example, we administer the Independent Gas Transporter Uniform Network Code (IGT UNC).IGT UNC Case Study
Suppliers buy gas and electricity in bulk on the wholesale market and sell them to customers in the retail market.
We have been involved since the start of Ofgem’s Faster Switching Programme with the Master Registration Agreement (MRA), which has now been superseded by the Retail Energy Code (REC).RECCo announces Code Manager bid partners for delivery of consumer-focused approach to UK retail energy
Smart Meters, installed by suppliers, send meter readings via a dedicated communications network to suppliers.
We are the code administrator for the Smart Energy Code which sets out the industry rules for the GB smart metering programme. We have also supported the Alt HAN programme to design and manufacture a range-extending “alternative home area network” solution for the 1 million+ British households that are currently unable to enjoy the many benefits of smart metering because they live in blackspots.Boosting Confidence in Smart Metering Equipment Through SMDA Testing
Customers can choose who they want to supply the energy that they use.
We have a team specifically tasked with ensuring that the voice of the consumer is included in the Retail Energy Code (REC). We support and advise a number of industry metering forums such as the Prepayment Metering Forum (PPMF) which is a working group established for the discussion of matters relating to all types of electricity prepayment meters including technical, operational, and regulatory issues that impact the operations of prepayment meters.Vulnerable Consumers - Mum and the robot
Microgeneration is the small-scale generation of heat and electric power by individuals, small businesses and communities. Increasingly in the future, consumers and businesses will utilise these alternative power sources.
We are the administrator for Heat Networks Investment Project.After a long wait, the Heat and Buildings Strategy is finally here
Our Service Offerings
- Solution & Design
Our in-depth understanding of emerging technology, data management and market arrangements support clients to design and deliver compliant and secure solutions within the myriad of market rules. We work with Governments, Regulators, Industry Bodies and Energy Companies throughout the UK and Ireland to design and manage market arrangements so that they remain fit for purpose and supportive of policy goals.
- Collaboration & Management
We believe that success is achievable and sustainable when we all work together, contribute our ideas and collaborate. From wind turbines to home energy systems, energy solutions have a multitude of different stakeholders. Enabled by our deep energy insight, we facilitate value creation across the supply chain, supporting engagement in structured, transparent and open ways. We make the market rules work better for everyone
- Assurance & Insight
New technology and operational activity is expanding risk and compliance challenges. Our team helps assure and understand performance, and we support our clients as they build confidence operating within these multifaceted arrangements. Gemserv further uses our deep technical, regulatory and industry knowledge to provide insight on market activities and behaviours, offering guidance that cuts through the distractions and provides actionable intelligence to support strategy and policy development.