New technology

Analysis and announcements of any and all new energy innovation and technological grid developments within the energy sector. This includes any products and solutions within the grid research and development phase, testing or currently in use. New technology includes but is not limited to e-mobility, energy storage, grid enhancements, IoT, digitalisation, smart meters, clean energy, renewable energy, distributed energy etc.

self-driving vehicles

Robotic fast-charger for autonomous vehicles deployed

Electrify America has partnered with Stable Auto to pilot robotic charging solutions for self-driving vehicles in San Francisco.
gas distribution

Utility predicts infrastructure deterioration using 1,000 variables – world’s first

Toho Gas has partnered with Fracta to optimise the maintenance of its gas distribution infrastructure in a cost-effective way.
video

The Energy Transition Technology Chat – Episode 6: Spatial collaboration and...

In this episode in our series of Energy Transition Chat videos, Kevin O'Donovan spoke with Alex Hern, Founder & CEO and Antony Duca, Chief Product Officer at Tsunami XR to chat on spatial collaboration
Horizon 2020 webinar

WEBINAR RECORDING: EUW – Horizon 2020 projects

Horizon 2020 is one of the biggest opportunities for European utilities to test, trial and explore the impact of technology and innovation across the power, water and gas sectors.
Pavegen

UK’s Pavegen’s footfall-capture generation secures crowd-funded future

UK start-up Pavegen, which uses energy capture technology powered by people’s footsteps whilst tracking usage data, has managed to raise more than double it’s 950,000 target, raising over 2,6 million in funding to drive international expansion and development.
silicon valley

Partnership launches ‘Pitch Night’ event series for startups

Silicon Valley Forum has partnered with technology investment firm Avanta Ventures to launch a new event programme for early-stage startups.

Ed’s note: Net-Zero

Summer temperatures have soared to record highs around the world and June was, by all accounts, the hottest in 140 years.
NASA

Do you have ‘the right stuff?’

Are you suited to space? Astronaut Aptitude Test reveals whether you’ve got what it takes. This quiz was...
elon musk

Tesla’s Elon Musk could merge your brain with AI as soon...

If you're a wanna-be Johnny Mnemonic, cyber-jacked into the digital world, Elon Musk says he can turn your dream into reality, and merge the human brain with artificial intelligence (AI) as soon as 2020.
Solar rail

Green light for UK solar-powered railway project

A new UK project in Aldershot is exploring the potential of solar-powered railway.

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