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About.

ANDY BOSTON.

Andy Boston provides energy consulting services through Red Vector Ltd. Andy has more than 30 years experience in the energy industry starting with the nationalised CEGB, through privatisation firstly with PowerGen and thence E.ON, and finally with the Energy Research Partnership.

His skills include organising business games, modelling energy markets, developing decarbonisation scenarios and understanding issues around the integration of renewables on to the grid.

Projects

Projects.

RECENT WORK.

CAG Consultants

CAG Consultants 2016-2017

Peer review of assessment of UK’s Capacity Market Transitional Arrangements.

BEIS (formally DECC)

BEIS (formally DECC) 2015

Worked with E.ON UK to deliver business game simulating capacity market.

ANLEC R&D

ANLEC R&D 2017

Worked with Gamma Energy Technologies for ANLEC R&D to model the decarbonisation of the Australian National Electricity Market.

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Royal Society of Chemistry

Royal Society of Chemistry 2017

Contributed to landmark paper (coming soon) on Carbon capture and storage (CCS): The way forward

Career History

Career History.

CEGB (1985-1989).

CEGB (1985-1989): Central Electricity Research Laboratories, Leatherhead.

Work areas: thermodynamics, steam turbine efficiency, computational fluid dynamics.

PowerGen (1989-2002): Technology Centre.

PowerGen (1989-2002): Technology Centre, Ratcliffe. Including secondments to Market Strategy in HQ and the Efficiency Department at Ratcliffe Power Station.

Work Areas: Wind power development, reliability modelling, scheduling and optimisation, UK market modelling (GB Pool, Loss Of Load Probability, New Electricity Trading Arrangements, Gas, Oil) international power markets (US, Asia, EU), business games.

Team Leader – Mathematical Modelling (1998-2003).

E.ON (2002-2013) Technology Centre.

Work areas: Techno-economics (wind, tidal, storage, district heating, CHP, CCS), market modelling, (British Electricity Trading Transmission Arrangement, Emissions Trading Scheme, Renewable Obligation Certificates, Energy Service Companies COmpanies ), whole systems (MARKAL, ESME models) Trading games (strategic, tactical, & training of markets and auctions – electronic & paper for up to 150 people”) .

Team Leader – Business Modelling (2002-2010), Technical Head – Modelling (2010-2013)

Energy Research Partnership (2013-2017): Imperial College.

Work areas: co-ordinating projects for members, special interest in Electricity system flexibility and international engagement.

Head of Analysis Team, reporting to Chief Scientific Advisor of BEIS/DECC. Responsible for day to day operation of ERP and maintaining contact with senior representatives from its 30 membership organisations.

services

Services.

CUSTOMISED FOR YOUR NEEDS.

Sharing Electricity Industry Experience
Sharing Electricity Industry Experience
International Market Modelling
International Market Modelling
Where Engineering Meets Economics
Where Engineering Meets Economics
Technology Assessment
Technology Assessment
Whole Systems
Whole Systems
Business Games
Business Games
Associates

Associates.

GAMMA ENERGY TECHNOLOGY.

Gamma Energy TechnologyDr Geoff Bongers has more than 13 years experience in working with Global Mining, Aluminium and Energy companies…

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CULTIVATE INNOVATION Ltd.

Mike set up Cultivate in 2017 to provide on-going support for organisations and individuals in industry, academia and the public sector who are delivering innovative, low carbon energy solutions…

Dr Mike Colechin – Director, Cultivate Innovation Ltd

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Contact.

LET’S TALK.

If you’d like to get in touch about starting a project, or you’re interested in my previous work, please get in touch here.