Innovative Technology

British EV charging start-up wins Free Electrons

Energy Retail

British EV charging start-up wins Free Electrons

The British software company will take home the $200,000 prize and work with utilities on its electric vehicle charging platform.

Designing the battery of the future

Energy Generation

Designing the battery of the future

EU battery research initiatives and a new investment platform will drive innovation and further cost reductions.

Catapult chooses five SMEs for Innovator Support Platform

Energy Retail

Catapult chooses five SMEs for Innovator Support Platform

Five SMEs working on innovative heating and cooling solutions have been selected by Energy Systems Catapult to receive tailored business incubation and acceleration support.

Grid Advancement Coalition urges change in US investment policies

Energy Retail

Grid Advancement Coalition urges change in US investment policies

A group of US electricity network stakeholders is urging regulator the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) to amend its policies to better support investment in the transmission grid.

WoodMac: Software intelligence key to unlocking US demand response

Energy Retail

WoodMac: Software intelligence key to unlocking US demand response

System operators are working hard to find faster responding flexibility and distributed energy resources.

Adaptricity grid monitoring platform reaches commercial phase

Energy Retail

Adaptricity grid monitoring platform reaches commercial phase

The cloud-based system is being rolled out in Hong Kong and in Europe.

Digital solutions for power markets: Big in Japan

Energy Retail

Digital solutions for power markets: Big in Japan

Japanese utilities are investing in innovation start-ups as the liberalised electricity market creates opportunity for more competition.

Blockchain trading platforms seek their niche

Energy Retail

Blockchain trading platforms seek their niche

Germany's Ponton is rolling out its blockchain infrastructure for innovative new flexibility markets.

Blockchain rollout slowed by uncertainty and lack of standardization

Energy Retail

Blockchain rollout slowed by uncertainty and lack of standardization

A new report by EPRI and Indigo Advisory says the technology needs to mature before it can become a viable tool for utilities.

An important message for cleantech companies

Energy Retail

An important message for cleantech companies

Technology innovators need to understand the markets in which they are operating and align their business models accordingly, says the European Chamber of Digital Commerce.

Creating a digital twin

Energy Retail

Creating a digital twin

Jeff Casey, business development director, UK, Burns & McDonnell - discusses the advantages of a digital twin in the power sector.