solutions for a greener grid

A smart grid company focussing on system flexibility through Energy Storage and Demand Response.


Viriya is developing Electricity Storage as a Service through a technology driven aggregation and asset management platform that allows mixed storage assets to be managed for ancillary services and as part of integrated microgrids.


Viriya has undertaken market, operational and technology consulting for both the development of storage projects for developers, manufacturers and utilities as well as demand response at the domestic, SME and C&I scale for multiple organisations.


Viriya has developed new business and provided valuable consulting services to businesses ranging from smaller, new market entrants to established global players across the energy industry both in the UK and Globally.

Working with the UK's most innovative Demand Management, Energy Storage and Electricity Supply companies as well as the likes of Ofgem, Elexon and National Grid, Viriya's unique blend of strong proven technical, operational and commercial expertise ensures clients get the best possible outcomes.

    Technical Expertise

  • Demand Response & Demand Side Management
  • Battery and energy storage solutions
  • Smart Grid technologies, Micro Grids and Peer to Peer trading systems
  • Electricity Supply, Transmission and Distribution
  • Load curtailment, load shedding, Triad management, peak tariff management and time of use tariffs
  • Metering, Controls and Automation

      Core Capabilities

    • Operations and Technology Strategy
    • Technology research and development
    • Complex Software and Hardware Engineering
    • Market development and innovation deployment
    • M2M, Data Analytics and Machine Learning
    • Technical and Commercial Project Management


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    The founder Nick Butlin has led and delivered several Multi-million pound projects including the UK's largest demand side aggregation deployment, the UK's biggest electric vehicle managed charging trial and was a key team member in both Europes largest Grid connected storage project and biggest distributed storage project.

    Nick was also at the heart of pioneering demand side aggregation in the UK as Director of Operations and Technology for a fast growing and innovative Demand Response company and has experience in technology innovation and development, business and market modelling, and electricity market policy development.

    He holds an MEng in Mechanical Engineering, a CIMA Adv. Dip. in Management Accounting and is a Chartered Engineer and PMP certified Project Manager.


    There are currently open positions for:

    Electrical Engineer
    Software Engineer


    This is a selection of recent projects, please contact us for more information or to discuss any areas of interest


    • Retail electricity and demand management Operational Strategy
    • Organisation, process and system design for a new entrant electricity supplier
    • Active Network Management Software Engineering
    • Domestic Demand Response Market Strategy

      Electric vehicle

    • Electric vehicle managed charging Technology R&D
    • Electric vehicle demand response Market Strategy
    • In depth analysis of commercial proposition for Electric vehicle managed charging and demand response for an oil major


    • UK Opportunities in Energy Storage Market Strategy
    • Market analysis of UK commercial proposition for a major US battery storage company
    • Design and delivery of secure active network management solution as part of a demand management project


    • Ancillary Services for Solar Developers Market Analysis
    • System design and engineering of an electric vehicle managed charging system for a UK demand response company
    • Developing a value map of the possible entry points for a new entrant into the third party electricity market.

    An analysis of the potential for ancillary services and energy storage for a UK based solar developer

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