SSE Enterprise Telecoms has partnered energy monitoring firm Synaptec for real-time network analysis trials that will support future smart grids.
Electric vehicle charging network operator ChargePoint has acquired smart grid software provider Kisensum as it bids to bolster its services and drive a period of “aggressive” growth.
Green utility Ecotricity has turned to Germany’s Next Kraftwerke to help operate a future virtual power plant (VPP).
Siemens has become the latest energy and engineering giant to throw its weight behind energy tech start-up and blockchain specialist LO3 Energy.
Digitalisation in solar and across the wider European energy market could create “vast” market opportunities and entirely new business models, a new report has found.
Great Britain’s electricity networks will collaborate on new markets for flexibility services to rival the need for traditional upgrade investments, developing a national smart grid which could deliver £17 billion back to the economy by 2050.
Citing significant developments in the fields of decentralised generators, smart meters and big data, Ofgem has launched a consultation which could bring about the end of the conventional ‘supplier hub’ model in the UK.
The controversial roll-out of smart meters for consumers has the potential to be the “next universal credit” if it is poorly managed, Labour MP Caroline Flint has warned.
Energy network companies have unveiled plans to join forces and develop joint network innovation strategies across gas and electricity, with the latter seeking to create new opportunities in battery storage, renewable generation and other developing technologies.