‘UK’s smart meter roll out not looking so clever’

The UK needs to install 24 smart meters per minute in order to meet the 2020 roll out deadline. That’s according to new analysis from consumer group Which?, highlighting the struggles faced to meet the goal of installing around 50 million of the meters across the country’s households. The report suggests some customers who want […]

Digitising coal and gas ‘could slash costs by 27%’

Digitising coal and gas-fired power plants could cut operating costs by 27% and slash global emissions from power generation by 5% before 2025. That’s according to a new report from technology and consultancy firm Capgemini, which suggests increased digital investments by power plant owners will create significant generation efficiency gains. Over the past five years, […]

‘Digitisation is the key to energy efficiency’

Digital technologies such as the Internet of Things (IoT) and smart data are the key to energy efficiency. That’s according to Mike Hughes, Zone President for Schneider Electric UK & Ireland, who spoke to ELN at the company’s Innovation Summit yesterday. He explained how these disruptive technologies could vastly improve productivity and reduce costs once […]