Government launches fund for smart energy systems

The fund’s first round will see recipients receive a share of £41.5 million

Dutch clean energy firm goes smart with cloud computing

It will develop cloud management, application services and other end-user services

Three-quarters of smart meter owners recommend one

The equivalent of 6.3 million people across the UK are happy with their device

Smart thermostat usage hots up across 1.5m UK homes

Around 500,000 new customers installed smart thermostats last year alone

‘Energy price cap is a retrograde step for the market’

Could the introduction of regulation to put an upper limit on prices be a backwards step for the last decade’s efforts to introduce more competition?

Oil and gas firm steps up efficiency with digital platform

The system has saved around 11 million kroner (£1.3m) on productivity and efficiency metrics

Intelligence chiefs consider Russian threats to UK infrastructure

Essential services have been warned to prepare for a potentially state-sponsored attack

Smart lampposts ‘could uncover savings worth €2.1bn’

The new public infrastructure could use up to 70% less energy than conventional units

5G-enabled smart tech ‘could save the UK £6bn a year’

O2 says households could save an average of £450 on energy each year if the technology was widely adopted

UK must boost resilience in the face of energy digitalisation

As it becomes increasingly digitalised, the UK has been urged to up its cyber defences to ensure its energy resilience in the future