Current± publisher Solar Media is delighted to announce the launch of EnTech±, a new series of events designed specifically to accelerate the tech and innovation transformation at the heart of the energy transition.
Applying artificial intelligence technologies across just four sectors, including both energy and transport, could boost global GDP by more than US$5 trillion (£3.82 trillion) while slashing emissions, a new report has found.
Liam Stoker speaks to Centrica Innovations Labs director Sam Salisbury about what’s driving the energy giant’s start-up push, how it identifies investment opportunities and where the future lies.
National Grid’s Electricity System Operator (ESO) unit has placed system stability at the top of its innovation priority list, while issuing a “call to arms” for the energy industry to collaborate further.
Energy tech firms Piclo, Origami, Nuvve and EDF Energy’s R&D team are the collaborators behind what’s been coined as one of the most wide-ranging and holistic smart grid trials ever conducted in the UK.
The government has thrown its weight behind four cutting edge technology demonstrator projects which will “jump start the energy revolution”.
A consortium of energy and technology companies is to deploy a virtual energy system in Orkney, aiming to establish the “energy system of the future” on the isles.
Pivot Power and redT are to collaborate on a grid-scale hybrid battery storage project which claims to be the world’s first to use a combination of lithium-ion and vanadium redox flow technologies.
Centrica is to collaborate with Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO), Japan’s largest power firm, to provide demand response services for the country’s grid.