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.
Amid work towards the UK’s 2050 net zero target and a shifting landscape of expectation and responsibility, experts shed light on some of the prevailing external forces shaping innovation in asset management.
CEO and founder of the UK Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Association, Celia Greaves, believes the UK stands before a gaping ‘window of opportunity’ to take a global lead on fuel cells – despite ‘very little’ recent attention.
Utilities consultancy Reson8 explores how to reduce carbon emissions by 12 per cent from commercial vehicles by making scheduling more efficient. This could cut the fuel needed for journeys to save time, money and carbon.
Wessex Water is putting two HGVs on the roads powered by bio-waste from its wastewater treatment plants to close the loop on waste and reduce its emissions as it works towards sector-wide net-zero commitments.