US announces $30m for research in machine learning and AI

The research plans to expand use of technology to find solutions to challenges including Covid-19

Optimal offers free empty premises utility monitoring to reduce costs during COVID-19 crisis

Optimal Monitoring, an award-winning specialist in utility monitoring, has launched a unique offer to help businesses minimise empty building energy spend during the Coronavirus outbreak.

BP’s business-builder unit buys fibre optics developer

Fotech says the acquisition will enable it to deploy its technologies at scale in sectors including energy and into smart city

Scotland awards £170k to use AI tech to tackle climate crisis

Projects include using AI to develop more efficient food supply chains and an AI-based thermal imaging service to help reduce greenhouse gas emissions from households

UK cleantech firm raises £3.6m for smart hot water tanks

Mixergy claims the technology can help households save up to 20% on their hot water bills and has been certified to deliver grid balancing services to National Grid

BP invests in Chinese AI energy management tech specialist

R&B’s energy management systems are designed to predict, control and improve a building’s energy use

SP Energy Networks turns to AI to forecast power demand and generation

The software will be used in the real-time management of the network and forward planning when assessing the impact of new connections across the system

AI tech ‘can transform energy management’

That’s the suggestion from Duncan Everett. Managing Director of Optimal Monitoring – his firm has developed software called EMMA AI, able to identify anomalies, send instructions to energy managers and help save energy, emissions, time and money

Optimal’s revolutionary EMMA AI energy management solution wins prestigious Wright Commission Award

Optimal Monitoring and its ground-breaking artificial intelligence energy management solution, EMMA AI, has won the Wright Commission Award as voted by the Retail Energy Forum.

US and UAE exchange views on using AI in the energy industry

They discussed using AI on improving grid resilience, increasing energy exploration and environmental sustainability