Vast majority of EV drivers ‘willing to use smart charging tech’

A new study reveals most people would be happy to have their charging automatically managed to avoid times of peak grid demand if it cut their energy bills

Efficiency measures ‘could vastly reduce UK domestic consumption’

Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks says along with price incentives and better consumer engagement, this could slash emissions and costs associated with energy

Automation and AI
Energy sector ‘is underestimating the value of AI and automation’

A new report from the Capgemini Research Institute suggests intelligent automation in the sector could save up to $813 billion over the next three years

Talking Energy: Hanno Schoklitsch (Kaiserwetter)

ELN Editor Sumit Bose talks to Hanno Schoklitsch (Kaiserwetter) in the latest edition of Talking Energy

Smart meters
Ofgem launches smart metering costs and price cap allowance consultation

The regulator says it welcomes responses from suppliers and consumer groups, as well as stakeholders and the wider public

Smart energy
New £30m fund launched to develop smart energy ideas

UK Research and Innovation aims to support smart energy tech able to reduce emissions, save money and optimise services

AI technology
AI ‘could cut 2030 greenhouse gas emissions by 4%’

That’s the verdict from PwC UK, which highlights this would total an amount equivalent to 2.4 gigatonnes of carbon dioxide

Smart energy system
Four new smart energy demonstrator projects launched across UK

The £102.5 million Prospering from the Energy Revolution Challenge aims to provide cleaner, cheaper and more resilient energy for consumers

Smart meter
Around 13.8 million smart and advanced meters in use across UK

The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy recorded an 8% rise in deployment during the fourth quarter of 2018

Octopus Energy integrates with Amazon Alexa for smart energy use

The partnership will allow customers to manage their power usage through voice automation