SP Energy Networks implements new tech for electricity forecasting

Accurate predictions of power demand and generation are expected to result in increased awareness and reliability of the network

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The brand says shoppers who failed to switch were missing out on collective potential savings of £328 million a year

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

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BP invests in Chinese AI energy management tech specialist

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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