UK Power Networks (UKPN) is to create what professes to be the world’s most advanced electricity network control system, enabling more than 500MW of distributed energy to connect to its network cheaper and faster than before.
Octopus Energy has integrated with Amazon’s Alexa product suite to allow its customers to “hack” the domestic energy market.
SSE has moved to future-proof its back end systems by moving to Contigo’s energy nomination and scheduling platform.
Hubject and Electrify America have penned a new strategic agreement which will spread the use of ‘Plug&Charge’ services to the US market, enabling automatic, contactless charging that’s easier to use “than a gas pump”.
E.On has joined in a financing round for Lumenaza, a Berlin-based energy software developer.
Centrica has announced a multi-million-pound investment in Israeli EV charging software start-up Driivz.
The Linux Foundation has formed a new energy-related venture as it bids to “transform the energy mix across the world”.
Electricity North West (ENW) has become the latest distribution network company to join Piclo’s ‘Flex’ consortium.
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.