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?

Shell invests in blockchain-based community energy platform

LO3 Energy’s technology aims to overcome the challenge of integrating distributed energy resources into supply networks

Project launches to build blockchain-based register of energy assets

Electron, National Grid Electricity System Operator, SP Energy Networks and UK Power Networks have teamed up to create the ‘first-of-a-kind’ shared database

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

Toshiba explores peer-to-peer energy trading with Japanese utility

They will look at different models involving technologies such as solar power, battery storage and blockchain

Blockchain deal
OVO Energy invests in blockchain firm Electron

The energy supplier bought the minority stake through its Kaluza subsidiary

IKEA’s research lab tests out solar and blockchain tech

SPACE10 has built a miniature town called SolarVille to demonstrate innovative technologies on a small scale

Government awards £400k for digital waste tracking

Projects include research into tracking waste through electronic chips and sensors, looking at common reporting platforms, the use of blockchain and new data analytics

innogy and Verv sign disruptive £500k deal for smart energy hub

innogy International Middle East aims to support the United Arab Emirates in becoming smarter

Centrica joins community energy blockchain trial in London

It is working with Verv to explore different billing methods to ensure customers receive clear and fair energy bills