Shell-owned clean generation integrator Limejump today introduces what it claims as Britain’s first online service enabling small generators to get the best PPA prices for the electricity they offer.
Online app Quotejump is open to owners of small generation kit under 1 MWp, and around the clock.
After six years of quoting power purchase agreements (PPAs) the conventional way for hundreds of power makers, the system integrator reckons automated, 24/7 Quotejump will open up the market for micro- and mini-generators eager to seize the same market opportunities and revenue streams as centralised power stations and big corporate generators.
2021 saw the fast-growing firm put on a further spurt, adding 500 sites. Across nearly 700 customer locations together presenting 1.1 GW of generation capacity and 400 MW of storage and peaking stacks, the firm claims a 6 per cent market share of UK managed market mediation.
Since foundation in 2014 by Erik Nygard and Ning Zhang, Limejump’s landmarks have included:
- purchase by Shell in February 2019
- bringing hydro generation into its Virtual Power Plant (VPP) in April 2019
- entering three months later into big flex contracts with UK Power Networks
- optimising Europe’s largest battery, the 150 MW installation at Minety, Wiltshire
- breaching the 1 GW tape for dispersed, VPP generation
- partnering with a local authority in trading battery capacity
Quotejump requires generators to enter details, including their site address and MPAN number. In return, a real-time quote based on that day’s market price ought to be delivered in short order. Quotes remain valid for two hours and can be confirmed by talking to a member of the Limejump team.
Genna Boyle, Limejump’s head of renewables & flexibility said: “Our customers needed an easier, more flexible and quicker way to do business with us. Quotejump has been designed to simplify and speed-up the PPA process, giving customers more time to focus on other areas of their business.”