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.
Kaluza’s director of sustainability, market development and energy policy, Marzia Zafar, reflects on her 26 years in the utilities sector, the need to rethink the role of energy companies, and innovating quickly in response to market demands.
Peter Papasotiriou, innovation programme manager at UK Power Networks (UKPN), discusses the firm’s creation of ‘smart’ substations in tandem with Vodafone and their potential impact on the drive towards net zero.
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.
Western Power Distribution’s (WPD) latest Innovation Showcase offered the firm’s innovation team a chance to provide updates and insight into its recent work before the turn of the year. Here, innovation engineer Ryan Huxtable runs though the highlights.
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.
With the help of the National Decommissioning Centre’s Malcolm Stone and Roger Esson of the Net Zero Technology Centre, Utility Week Innovate dives into the application of a ‘smart city’ approach to North Sea asset management.
UW Innovate caught up with Yasmin Ali – energy innovation project manager at BEIS – to reflect on her 11 years in utilities ahead of her appearance at Utility Week’s Adapting for Net Zero Conference 2021.
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.