SIM-ple! Sim card swap for business energy data

A tech firm is claiming the humble SIM card has cracked the ability for businesses to switch the telecoms provider of its energy data – the same way mobile phone consumers can switch networks. Be it smart meters, substations or transformers, hardware often has SIM cards to collect data remotely. Firms are currently unable to […]

SSE bags £8.3m for energy efficiency trial

The UK subsidiary of energy giant SSE has been awarded funding worth £8.3 million by Ofgem to trial a local energy efficiency initiative in the Solent. SSE Power Distribution (SSEPD) has joined forces with IT firm Maingate for the project, which will offer 4,000 householders a new energy efficiency technology to trial in their homes. […]

Giving consumers the right 'carrots' could help save £6bn

‘Carrots’ such as prizes to motivate energy saving as well as getting people to understand their energy use could help cut their energy bills by £6 billion a year. That’s according a new report released by an energy technology company involved in trials in Sweden with the Big Six supplier E.ON. Consumers were given one of […]