Andy Boston is director of Red Vector Ltd, an independent energy consultancy specialising in modelling electricity systems. Before that he headed up the Analysis Team at Energy Research Partnership. He was lead researcher on the “Flexibility Project” which highlighted the value of holistic modelling of energy systems.
Prior to his role at ERP he was Technical Head of Energy Systems at E.ON’s Technology Centre, overseeing the low carbon, energy modelling and optimisation fields. His particular areas of interest were renewable intermittency, security of supply, energy system modelling and electricity markets.
In total Andy spent 23 years at the Technology Centre in various roles covering the early development of wind power, techno-economic analysis, valuing acquisition targets, modelling the ETS and managing external R&D programmes.
Andy started his career at the Central Electricity Generating Board’s Leatherhead labs spending four years working on thermodynamics. He read Physics at Oxford and is Chartered Engineer.