What will it take to make energy network data fit to support the net zero carbon transition and ensure the right systems are in place to allow innovation to proliferate? The critical building blocks for future proofed energy data strategies are explored in this Utility Week Explains report.
As decarbonisation and diversified competition continue to shape energy products and services, Utility Week invited energy retail giants from both sides of the Atlantic to dissect the data strategies driving their efforts to sustain and grow customer engagement in challenging times.
Can energy suppliers turn smart meter complaints into a valuable source of intelligence and the foundation for improved operations and engagement?
Customers' understanding of the role they can play in lowering carbon emissions must be addressed if utility companies want to get them on-board for the net zero journey. A panel of experts at the Utility Week Adapting for net zero conference said utilities must be assertive and take the time to explain the benefits to consumers of changing their behaviour to lower emissions.
National Grid’s head of international decarbonisation, Craig Dyke, discusses one of the major announcements of COP26 – the One Sun One World Grid. Writing for Utility Week, he sets out what is needed to make the scheme a success and its potential to achieve secure, reliable and affordable power across the world.
As the UK’s ageing fleet of nuclear power stations begins to close – until recently a steady source of low-carbon baseload generation – Utility Week speaks to Simon Morrish, chief executive at XLinks, about its plans to transmit cheap solar power thousands of kilometres across the Atlantic seabed from the sun-drenched deserts of Morocco to help fill the looming gap.