The Energy Systems Catapult has proposed a variety of new electricity market reforms as it warns that the current government-directed system risks stifling new smart technologies.
Innovation is needed ‘now more than ever’ according to National Grid ESO as it makes digital transformation its top priority for the next year.
The government has announced £20 million for electric vehicle (EV) innovation and £92 million for technologies such as energy storage and floating wind.
Up to £11 million is up for grabs in the government’s latest round of the Energy Entrepreneurs Fund, looking to support new clean technologies.
Reactive Technologies has received an investment from global professional services firm Accenture to help accelerate the commercialisation of grid data for utilities.
Western Power Distribution (WPD) has released its new Real-Time Power Flow Data Access as it looks to ramp up its digitalisation programme.
Current± spoke to Denise Massey (DM), managing director at the EIC, and Ian Cameron (IC), head of customer services and innovation at UK Power Networks, about the new Innovation and Industry Charter.
Octopus Energy has outlined its intention to make the UK the “Silicon Valley of energy” with plans for a new technology, data science and AI centre.
An Energy Innovation Agency is to be created by three Greater Manchester universities, local government and SSE Enterprise.