One of the key messages from COP26 is the need for a fair and just transition that includes people of all economic backgrounds, especially those in rural communities with little or no access to electricity. Current± spoke to Aeris' Mohsen Mohsen Mohseninia and Christopher Baker-Brian from Bboxx about the role of new and emergent technologies in boosting the adoption of off-grid solar.
Electric vehicle (EV) charging station company Car Charged UK has selected KORE as its internet of things (IoT) partner of choice.
BP Ventures is to integrate internet of things (IoT) electric vehicle (EV) charging firm IoTecha’s products into its EV infrastructure following a US$7 million (£5 million) investment.
An intelligent energy management system is being developed in Nottingham to optimise clean technology including a fleet of electric vehicles (EVs), battery storage and solar.
Tech giant Microsoft and European natural gas utility Snam have launched their first Cloud and Internet of Things (IoT) project for energy networks.
European utility Enel has turned to AI software provider C3 to work as a strategic partner of big data platforms and applications across the entire business in a move which it says will strengthen its position at the top of the energy transition.
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.
The University of Oxford is to test the capabilities of a Virtual Private Wire Network (VPWN) to manage the energy use of 400 buildings currently linked together on a micro-grid via a private wire network.
Energy companies could boost turnover by an average of 9% - equivalent to around US$217 million (£164 million) – over the next five years by adopting industrial internet of things (IIOT) technologies, but face numerous hurdles.