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

Smart grids ‘can enhance energy security during pandemic’

GlobalData expects smart grids to ensure continuous power supply to critical infrastructure, amid the Covid-19 crisis

Oxfordshire to trial £40m smart local energy grid project

It will explore the growth in local renewables, EVs, battery storage and demand side response and how a flexible system could help reduce costs for consumers

SSEN partners up for flexible power procurement services

Consumers providing the flexibility services will typically be paid around £300/MWh

Cheshire smart grid research secures £200k grant

A proposal for a multi-vector energy system that is capable of being scaled up to other regions of the UK will be developed