Why smart meters are the foundation of a flexible grid

As the energy industry transforms to become less reliant on fossil fuels and to create a more flexible grid, smart meters will play an increasingly important and visible role.

US smart electric grid projects receive $11m boost

The modernisation of the grid will enable the integration of a diverse supply of renewable energy sources and help customers reduce their energy consumption, costs and environmental impacts

London hospital sends CO2 emissions to ER

Vital Energi will deploy an energy solution at Northwick Park Hospital that promises annual savings of £1.9m

ENA appoints new Chair for Open Networks Project

Mr Sotiris Georgiopoulos, Head of Smart Grid Development at UK Power Networks, will oversee the project’s work and progress

Octopus Energy unveils plans to make the UK ‘Silicon Valley of energy’ with 1,000 new jobs

The energy firm plans to double its existing workforce by the end of 2021

Octopus Energy nets Silicon Valley-based startup

The $5m deal will allow the company to introduce its cloud-based smart grid platform to US customers

Iberdrola launches global smart grid innovation hub in Spain

Around 200 professionals will work on activities related to new network challenges that include digitalisation and data analytics

Why the smart grid is at the forefront of the energy revolution

The way the energy industry works hasn’t changed all that much for decades now. But we’re at the start of an energy revolution, with the smart grid at the forefront.

UK households to be paid for supplying excess power to grid

Some households in South London, Hertfordshire and Kent are set to receive an annual payment of £125 for participating in a joint project launched by Social Energy and UK Power Networks

David Mooney

Meet the energy expert, David Mooney