We continue our run-down of the most significant stories of the year, today taking a look back at March and April, which saw Ofgem unveil its overhaul of network incentives and major moves from some of UK energy’s biggest players.
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Independent energy supplier Bulb has topped a chart of the UK’s fastest growing companies, beating the likes of Deliveroo, finance disruptor Monzo and brewery Brewdog.
Although problematic, the benefits of residential smart meters, coupled with connected appliances, are without question. But their application is triggering significant debate within the power sector surrounding data use and what protections consumers may need in the future.
Energy giant innogy’s International Middle East (IME) division has invested £500,000 in UK energy tech start-up Verv.
Following on from the proof-of-concept demonstration of a blockchain-powered energy web at European Utility Week last month, the Energy Web Foundation’s Andreas Hergesell and Peter Bronski explore the technical considerations surrounding blockchain applications in the energy sector, and the importance of bridging the digital and physical worlds.
Social Energy, a UK-based energy technology start-up, is intending to disrupt the energy sector with an artificial intelligence-powered platform that could slash domestic energy bills.
Engie has acquired a majority stake in energy and flexibility aggregator KiWi Power in a deal which has seen chief executive Yoav Zingher leave the company.
Piclo has enlisted around 50 providers of flexibility services for its forthcoming maiden auctions as the tech platform begins to mull its next steps.
Solar panels and environmental sensors have been connected wirelessly to a blockchain-powered network in a proof of concept demonstration this morning.