KiWi Power welcomes Jay Zoellner as new CEO

New CEO joins KiWi Power to lead global expansion of distributed energy tech business.

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

Schneider Electric invests in flexible energy management firm

It is establishing an innovation partnership with AutoGrid, focused on driving new AI and machine learning solutions for distributed energy resources

Distributed energy tech ‘could save UK industrial sector £1bn a year’

If half of the businesses in the sector adopted technologies like solar and battery storage, the savings would total at least £540m annually

Siemens reduces carbon emissions by 25%

The company previously set a target to become carbon neutral by 2030

Upgrading outdated energy tech ‘could heal NHS spend by £260m a year’

If just half of NHS trusts adopted distributed energy solutions, they are expected to save at least £130m a year

Centrica gets smart about energy management for businesses

It is working with engineering services consulting firm WSP to also help develop large distributed energy projects

Green Investment Group offers pay-as-you-save distributed energy

A new service to help businesses and public sector organisations adopt distributed energy systems has been launched. Green Investment Group (GIG), formerly the Green Investment Bank, is offering Energy Solutions, a “pay-as-you-save” model which allows medium and large energy users to upgrade energy systems with no upfront costs. The bill will be covered under an […]

Northern Powergrid to spend £1.9m on smarter grid

Northern Powergrid has announced a £1.9 million project to figure out how best to integrate distributed technologies into the electricity grid. The distribution company aims to eventually create a low carbon energy market where the 3.9 million homes it serves can make their own money from solar panels, electric vehicles and home batteries. It claims […]

Distributed energy ‘could save UK almost £1bn’

Distributed energy solutions could achieve almost £1 billion worth of energy savings each year. That’s the verdict from Centrica, which suggests wider adoption of these technologies could also deliver an £18.5 billion boost to the country’s overall economic growth. The energy firm analysed the potential role of solutions like battery storage, onsite generation and energy […]