smart meters

Building blocks of an advanced metering infrastructure – part 1

The role of the headend system or systems (HES) is typically two-fold: to acquire meter data, and enables secure access to smart meters.
covid brexit

Will COVID-19 and Brexit derail UK’s net zero journey?

What role will decarbonisation and sustainable development play in helping the UK amid COVID-19 and Brexit? Daniel Atzori explains.
COP26 preparations for the policy conference

COP26: The race to zero

The Paris Agreement signed five years ago, set commitments by world leaders to tackle climate change. The UK will host the 26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties (COP26) to discuss the progress.

Oiling the energy wheels of industry

The climate fight will not be won without the involvement of the I&C sector and its willingness to embrace innovation and new technologies argues Mike Phelan.
electricity system

Local energy markets rethink the utility customer relationship

Local energy markets are a next-generation concept that could provide a solution aligning the needs of utilities, the grid and electricity consumers.
lithium-ion batteries

Does Europe have the tools it needs to quit importing batteries?

Batteries are a crucial component for Europe’s strategically important automotive industry as we leave the age of the internal combustion engine to rust.
energy poverty

Will EC’s Renovation Wave turn the tide on energy poverty?

The EU strategy could be instrumental is tackling Europe’s long-standing problem of energy poverty and its many associated issues.
innovation energy transition Marloes Wichink-Kruit

Why innovation is key for the energy transition

Energy transition: “Innovation is key to the energy sector and it can come from anywhere,” says EIT - InnoEnergy's Marloes Wichink-Kruit.
pandemic green transition

What if the pandemic accelerated the green transition?

“I think what we’re seeing now is a real commitment to use the energy transition as a means to come out of the pandemic in a more positive way.”
battery energy storage

What’s on the energy storage market besides lithium-ion batteries (part 2)

Although the vanadium technology dominated the flow battery scenario, over the last years a growing number of other redox flow batteries are populating the market.

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