Power to the people: reinventing the grid
Distributed renewables coupled with AI and machine learning offer a heady mix of possibilities for recasting the UK energy system into something that gives the customer ownership of costs and carbon, but practical problems remain. Stephen Cousins separates science fact from science fiction.
Trading the Future: How a virtual marketplace can facilitate the path to Net Zero
Nicolas Métivier, Platform Manager for the Cornwall Local Energy Market, explains how Centrica’s innovative trials can accelerate the energy transformation.
Bristol’s bold leap of faith
Like many local authorities, Bristol City Council isn't waiting for government to lead in the net-zero challenge; it's identified £1 billion of decarbonisation projects and is seeking a private sector "strategic partner" to make them happen. Councillor Kye Dudd tells Network's Elaine Knutt about the plan.
National Grid backs PowerPaired community energy platform
Sustainability charity Forum for the Future has launched a new online "matchmaking" platform to pair up community energy groups and the businesses or public sector organisations that own sites or buildings that could be at the heart of community-owned schemes.
Engerati mid-week newsround
Highlights from this week’s news on digitalisation and the energy transition.
National Grid: Focus on greater customer engagement
The system operator and a demand-side response expert discussed how the supplier/customer relationship will change in a Navigant webinar.
Engerati 2.0: Let’s get Digital
Welcome to the new look Engerati website!
Brixton residents to trial smart 'flexible energy' project
A project run by UK Power Networks will see residents of a block of flats in Brixton be among the first domestic users in the UK to tap into the fast-emerging 'flexible energy' market.
shine launches local energy community in Munich district
shine, a brand of GreenCom Networks, launches Brunnthal Energy Community as a showcase in Germany.
Enel X testing aggregation of residential solar PV plus storage
The Smart Community VPP will participate in Italy’s UVAM flexibility mechanism providing services to the TSO Terna.
LO3 Energy builds on success of local energy trading platform pilots
Blockchain-based community energy trading platform close to commercial rollout.
Local energy marketplaces: how to provide community-based solutions that benefit customers and retailers
Local energy marketplaces represent an emerging way to achieve this and enable new opportunities, such as the ability for residents to buy and sell locally produced energy.
Blockchain in the energy sector: Why, how, and what progress to date?
The transformation of the energy sector to be 100% renewable and decentralised requires a new digital infrastructure.
The #1 Problem in Technology Innovation
How can innovators make their products bankable in Europe?