Guest Blog: Duncan Everett – How will we get people to engage with this new AI technology?

Not with a carrot or a stick. The best new tech sneaks up on you, and before you know it you cannot even remember life without it. When we talk about AI, we paint it as disruptive, it is, but this doesn’t mean it is destructive.

Guest Blog: Michael Prager – What does AI mean for Energy Managers?

Artificial Intelligence, AI is a new form of computing in which the system is pre-programmed with logic that allows it to mimic the way that humans learn and perform cognitive functions. We see it now as speech recognition, optical character recognition and increasingly pattern recognition and early forms of logical reasoning.

Researchers to use AI to unlock oil and gas big data ‘treasure trove’

They say the oil and gas industry produces 2.5 quintillion bytes of data every day but only 1% of this is analysed, which they believe is a ‘missed opportunity’

Guest Blog: Duncan Everett – What the hell is AI anyway?

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is currently perceived in many ways. Some believe the Hollywood view of the self-aware, fully thinking autonomous entity, that will take over the world. Others that is no more than a complex, rules-based search engine that clever programmers have disguised as your new friend. They’re both wrong.

Leading energy and tech groups call for International Centre for AI, Energy and Climate

They believe fundamental advances in AI achieved over the last decade offer opportunities to increase the efficiency of energy systems and address a wide array of climate challenges

Energy giant E.ON invests in smart construction start-up

It will use HoloBuilder’s solution to build network projects such as substations and switchgears as well as large city energy projects

The Future of Business Energy by npower Business Solutions, Energy HQ

Episode 3: Future technology – is this the death of the Energy Manager or the renaissance?

National Grid turns to AI for improved solar power forecasts

It worked with The Alan Turing Institute to develop the AI prediction methods that have so far helped deliver a 33% improvement in solar forecasting

Young inventors offered share of £1m to tackle air pollution and climate change

They are being encouraged to build prototypes that uses AI and data to help the UK become greener and clean up transport among others

Bristol Council pilots energy efficiency blockchain rewards scheme

It is using EnergiMine’s rewards platform as part of the city’s efforts to become carbon neutral