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.
ESMIG: Benefits of smart meters for consumers can be increased
The UK is leading Europe in smart meter installation progress in terms of implementing consumer tools, according to a study by the ASSET Project.
Smart Cities – AKA Connected Communities
What exactly makes a smart city? Andrew Palmer, Consulting Director at CGI UK, argues that 5G is not the measure of one. Instead, he believes it is the interconnectivity between citizens, devices and buildings, allied to infrastructure and ecosystems which support a coherent vision.
Eurelectric and Accenture to reveal results of customer engagement study
The research on how to engage customers will be presented in Brussels this week alongside 15 pledges for suppliers to adopt that will help drive the energy transition from the bottom up.
Decarbonised and Democratised Energy? – the future is Asset Centric
A perfect storm of regulatory and technology change will see Asset Centricity dial up to 11, says technology innovation expert Neil Pennington.
Improving network efficiency with Ericsson’s AI-powered Energy Infrastructure Operations
A new energy management solution in operation in Myanmar cuts energy use, emissions and outages in telecom networks.
New tariff proposal could resolve a looming problem with grid expansion
The existing network tariff structure is not fit for purpose. A new bandwidth model proposed in the Netherlands and Norway could be a solution.
How to engage utility customers of the future?
Consumers are showing increased interest in responding to time of use tariffs and more innovative options, according to the Smart Energy Consumer Collaborative.
Flexibility management with artificial intelligence
Lyse and Smartly are demonstrating how flexibility can bring value to end customers in Norway
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.
In Focus Q&A: ENGIE’s innovation director
Engerati spoke recently with Csilla Kohalmi-Monfils, who is innovation director at ENGIE Fab, the group's hub for innovation.
Scaling up Demand-Side Flexibility through a new Network Code
While the European Union has clear decarbonisation targets and is committed to complying with the Paris Agreement, there is a lack of clarity on the framework needed to reach those goals. This is especially pertinent for Demand-Side Flexibility.
4 Key points of the European Energy Efficiency Directive
Is consolidation the key to growth in the European heat pump market? Our take on the Stiebel Eltron Thermia acquisition
Can one company boost the UK's interest in heat pumps? E.ON’s The Big Dip campaign is making a splash.
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