John Lucas | Market Architect Team Leader

John Lucas, Market Architect Team Leader, Elexon

John has worked for twenty years on the complex settlement systems needed to balance the GB power network. He now leads a team within the Design Authority of ELEXON, the Balancing and Settlement Company that sets metering standards for users of the GB power network, and runs the electricity settlement systems that keep GB power markets running. His team is currently developing the changes to market rules and systems that are be needed to meet the key challenges of decarbonisation, decentralisation, smart metering and smart grids. Key areas of work include opening up GB balancing markets to storage and demand side response; removing barriers to community energy schemes and other supply market innovations; and ensuring that charging arrangements for electricity storage are fair and in line with Government policy.

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