The machine uprising isn’t confined to hi-tech labs or the silver screen, it’s taking place in our pipes, water courses, wind turbines and street works. As such, Utility Week Innovate profiles five robotic innovations ahead of Utility Week Live.
DevicePilot CEO, Pilgrim Beart – founder of the platform which eventually became British Gas’ Hive – discusses the route to successful smart energy innovation and why service management holds the key to a smooth journey.
Centre for Net Zero CEO Lucy Yu mulls over key questions around the tech, transparency and level of device automation necessary to enable innovation and ‘hyper-personalisation’ in greener energy consumption.
Utility Week Innovate’s latest round-up includes news of an inaugural innovation challenge from water industry centre of excellence, Spring, and battery project updates from SSEN and Eon, Scottish Water and the Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust.
The latest Innovate round-up includes news of a hybrid boiler collaboration involving SGN and UK Power Networks and work beginning on a £30 million water research centre from South West Water and the University of Exeter.
Two years into Optimise Prime – a trial involving up to 4,000 commercial vehicles and partners including Uber and Royal Mail – hopes are high that insights gleaned can create a ‘replicable gold standard’ for the global EV rollout and drive innovation to manage a reshaped load curve.
Lucy Yu, CEO of Octopus Energy research arm Centre for Net Zero, breaks down opportunities in energy infrastructure and reflects on the ongoing transformation of Arsenal’s Emirates Stadium into a flexible energy asset.
Utility Week Innovate’s first round-up of 2022 features Veolia’s first UK electric vehicle battery recycling facility, pan-utility efforts to improve priority services register support, and plans to trial solutions to smart meter ‘blackspots’.
Icebreaker One CEO Gavin Starks explains how lessons in standardisation and data sharing from open banking can drive the energy sector towards net zero – and empower it to harness an explosion of green innovation.
With intelligent energy platform Kaluza recently pledging carbon negativity by 2030, the firm reflected on the progress made during EV hook up Project Sciurus, where the firm’s vehicle-to-grid (V2G) plans go next and how the technology can be a key enabler of energy flexibility on the road to net zero.
Energy Web CEO Jesse Morris reflects on the role of blockchain-based technology in recent efforts to enhance the position of Australia and California’s distributed energy assets in their respective grids.