National Grid Explores DSR and Commercial Battery “on the ground” at United Cast Bar site.

Representatives from National Grid visited United Cast Bar UK (UCB), the leading foundry and a successful manufacturer of continuously cast-iron bar.

UK Government to introduce new regulations for smart energy appliances

They will initially apply to fridges and freezers, heating, ventilation, air conditioning and battery storage

Got an idea for a smart energy system for a council?

Perth and Kinross Council is seeking innovative solutions to generate, store and trade energy

Batteries rollout begins for Isles of Scilly smart energy project

It is the first stage of a programme to test how technologies could help support the island’s energy system and reduce bills

UK university to host Europe’s ‘largest’ smart energy demonstrator

Businesses will have access to the facility to test and develop new technologies

Ireland offers €500k for smart renewable energy systems

Proposals must be submitted by applicants from Ireland and at least one other European partner country

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

UK-South Korea in £6m smart energy innovation partnership

The UK and the South Korea have announced a £6 million partnership for smart energy innovation. The programme will support development and demonstration projects on innovative smart energy technologies and business models, each one involving companies from both nations. They are said to be at similar stages in the development and deployment of smart systems, […]

Manchester-based smart energy startup secures £5.5m

A smart energy startup based in Manchester has secured investment totalling £5.5 million. Upside Energy received the financial support to grow its team and speed up commercialisation and deployment of its cloud-based smart grid platform. Its platform aggregates the energy stored in everyday connected devices, such as batteries and hot water tanks, to create a […]

UK-France pledge closer ties on climate change, nuclear decommissioning

The UK and France have pledged to work together on civil nuclear decommissioning and climate change. Business and Energy Secretary Greg Clark with with French minister earlier this month and committed to working more closely on research and innovation across various sectors including artificial intelligence and space. Mr Clark highlighted the importance of sharing knowledge […]