advisory board

Europe’s young talent heading for US shores

Smart Energy International met several up and coming start-ups at European Utility Week this year, as the Initiate! programme shone the spotlight on key innovation, young talent and the future landscape of the energy sector.
finance

New research reveals technologies with the highest funding and sector impacts

Frost & Sullivan has issued a new report analysing technologies with the highest funding and their impacts in sectors including ICT, energy, advanced manufacturing and...
energy market

Shared data will ‘change the energy market’ says blockchain expert JoJo...

“If the first energy revolution was clean energy, the second energy revolution is shared data structures that anyone can build-out on top of,” she told me in an interview.
hvac

EDF Energy co-develops integrated smart home and health care technology

EDF Energy and technology startup Howz have partnered to help the elderly and those in need of special care to live independently for longer.
xcel energy

Free Electrons

It’s broadly acknowledged that the digitalisation of the modern electricity grid has brought about the most exciting and far-reaching innovations the industry has ever...
Levi Strauss

Enel presents innovation-driven 2019-2021 strategic plan

The utility says its strategic plan is sustainable and innovation-driven, has customers as its core and will help maximise the opportunities created by the...
battery storage

Enel named amongst the top 12 corporate startup stars

Enel has been recognised as one of the world’s most active companies in the open innovation field.
finance

UK utility launches Silicon Valley Venture capital arm

National Grid has launched its Silicon Valley Venture capital arm. The aim is to speed up the energy transition by investing in new and innovative...
innovation

INITIATE

As the utility industry continues to be disrupted by changing business models and emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence, IoT and distributed energy resources,...
blockchain

Applying blockchain technology to electric power systems

A blockchain is a way to record and verify transactions without requiring a central entity to maintain or validate the ledger. Its most popular...

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