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LCNI Conference 2016

Event posted 14 Jul 2016 by Energy Networks Association in Research and Development, Smarter Networks, Technology Innovation

The Low Carbon Networks & Innovation Conference provides an opportunity to explore the key learning from electricity and gas network innovation projects. The programme will provide unparalleled networking opportunities in …


HubNet – Smart Grids Symposium 2016

Event posted 6 Apr 2016 by HubNet in Research and Development, Smarter Networks

The HubNet Smart Grids Symposium is an annual event intended to showcase outcomes from the UK Smart Grids research community. This encompasses power system operation and management, information and communications …


Smart Breakfast at LCNI – Networking and Discussion with Israel’s Smart Energy Delegation

Event posted 14 Oct 2015 by IET in International, Research and Development, Technology Innovation

The IET and the UK-Israel Tech Hub are delighted to be hosting a networking breakfast with members of the Israel Smart Energy delegation attending the LCNI conference in Liverpool. Join …


Power Networks Course – IET Conferences

Event posted 6 Oct 2015 by IET in Research and Development, Smarter Networks

The era of traditional centralised power grids needs to evolve as a result of increasing levels of renewable generation and changing patterns of demand which will come about from the electrification of …


Guide to UK public funding sources for energy innovation

Publication posted 24 Aug 2015 by Innovate UK in Funding, Research and Development, Smarter Networks, Technology Innovation

This guide gives a straight forward summary of the principal sources of UK innovation business orientated funding for energy: Innovate UK, DECC and Ofgem. It also compares and contrasts them …


All-Energy : IET conference session on the Smart Grid Forum – The IET

Event posted 28 Apr 2015 by IET in Research and Development, Smarter Networks, Technology Innovation

An informative and interactive session organised by the IET, DECC & Ofgem’s on the Smart Grid Forum: technological innovation and growth.


Synthetic Inertia – Breakfast Event – The IET

Event posted 23 Apr 2015 by IET in Research and Development, Smart Consumers, Smarter Networks, Technology Innovation

Considering the whole of the electricity transmission and distribution system in Great Britain, we are expecting a future reduction in system inertia with increasing converter based technologies connecting to the …


HubNet Power System Workshop

Event posted 8 Apr 2015 by Energy Networks Association in Research and Development, Smarter Networks

IET Austin Court 80 Cambridge Street Birmingham West Midlands B1 2NP United Kingdom


Birmingham announced as location for the new Energy Systems Catapult « ETI

News posted 7 Apr 2015 by Energy Technologies Institute in Research and Development

The new Energy Systems Catapult will be located in Birmingham. The Energy Technologies Institute will merge their existing Smart Systems and Heat Programme currently based in Birmingham into the new …


Integrated supply chains for energy systems – Funding competition – Innovate UK

News posted 6 Jan 2015 by Innovate UK in Funding, Research and Development, Smarter Networks, Technology Innovation

Innovate UK have recently launched a new competition: “Integrated supply chains for energy systems”. Up to £9.5m of funding is available for innovations that will address the need for a …


Power electronics – enabling a resilient energy system (Collaborative R&D) – Funding competition – Innovate UK

News posted 12 Dec 2014 by Innovate UK in Funding, Research and Development, Smarter Networks, Technology Innovation

In 2013, Innovate UK, in partnership with the Welsh Government and the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (ESPRC), invested approximately £5.4m in a programme of technical feasibility studies, collaborative …


Power electronics – enabling a resilient energy system (Feasibility study) – Funding competition – Innovateuk

News posted 12 Dec 2014 by Innovate UK in Funding, Research and Development, Smarter Networks, Technology Innovation

In 2013, Innovate UK, in partnership with the Welsh Government and the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (ESPRC), invested approximately £5.4m in a programme of technical feasibility studies, collaborative …


Collaboration Nation: Buildings Better Connected

Publication posted 12 Dec 2014 by Innovate UK in Funding, Research and Development, Technology Innovation

Whether in small clusters of buildings or major urban expansions, there are opportunities for localised heat and power generation, harvesting, sharing and storage, along with a need to integrate electric/low …


Collaboration Nation: Smart power distribution and demand

Publication posted 12 Dec 2014 by Innovate UK in Funding, Research and Development, Technology Innovation

Energy supply is one of the priority areas for Innovate UK. Innovate UK aims to help UK business to address the ‘trilemma’ of energy security, affordability and sustainability, and to …


Localised Energy Systems Competition Results

News posted 9 Dec 2014 by Innovate UK in Funding, Research and Development, Smarter Networks, Technology Innovation

Innovate UK and the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) invested £11m in a programme of collaborative research and development to stimulate innovation in localised energy systems. The UK …


The University of Edinburgh have undertaken a pilot study for the ETI on the current activities and future impact of local engagement in UK energy systems « ETI

News posted 21 Oct 2014 by Energy Technologies Institute in Research and Development, Smarter Networks

The University of Edinburgh have undertaken a pilot study for the ETI on the current activities and future impact of local engagement in UK energy systems. Their report provides the …


GridON’s Fault Current Limiter successfully suppresses multiple network faults during first year in service « ETI

News posted 21 Oct 2014 by Energy Technologies Institute in Research and Development, Smarter Networks, Technology Innovation

GridON’s breakthrough fault current limiter (FCL), which suppresses the damaging currents resulting from electricity network faults, has successfully completed its first year of operational service on UK Power Networks’ primary …


Working together – Strategic Framework – Overview – LCICG | Low Carbon Innovation Co-ordination Group

Publication posted 17 Oct 2014 by BEIS in Research and Development

The LCICG has published a Strategic Framework entitled Coordinating Low Carbon Technology Innovation Support.


European Commission Launches Grid Infrastructure Communication Toolkit

News posted 17 Oct 2014 by Smarter UK in International, Research and Development, Smart Consumers, Smarter Networks, Technology Innovation

The European Commission has launched an online Grid Infrastructure Communication Toolkit in an effort to facilitate and inform the stakeholder dialogue necessary to implement European grid development projects with the …


SmartGrid GB report on the economic benefits of smart grid

Publication posted 17 Oct 2014 by Smarter UK in Policy, Regulation and Strategy, Research and Development, Smarter Networks, Technology Innovation

The report, launched on 23 April 2012, provides the most detailed assessment yet of the potential benefits that might accrue to the British economy as a result of the development …


How we heat our homes has to change « ETI

News posted 15 Oct 2014 by Energy Technologies Institute in Research and Development, Smarter Networks, Technology Innovation

How we heat our homes has to change Grant Bourhill of the Energy Technologies Institute (ETI) discusses creating future-proof and economic local heating solutions for the UK The challenge of …


ETI appoints PRP Innovate, Peabody & VINCI Facilities to demonstrate novel retrofit of houses « ETI

News posted 15 Oct 2014 by Energy Technologies Institute in Research and Development, Smarter Networks, Technology Innovation

ETI appoints PRP Innovate, Peabody and VINCI Facilities to demonstrate novel retrofit of domestic houses. • ETI appoints PRP and Peabody in collaboration with VINCI Facilities for £475,000 project to …


ETI appoints Europe Economics to develop modelling framework « ETI

News posted 15 Oct 2014 by Energy Technologies Institute in Research and Development, Smarter Networks, Technology Innovation

ETI appoints Europe Economics to develop modelling framework to assess economic benefits of more energy efficient buildings and networks programme • Europe Economics to develop a modelling framework to help …


ETI collaborates with local authorities to develop future-proof and economic local energy systems « ETI

News posted 15 Oct 2014 by Energy Technologies Institute in Research and Development, Smarter Networks, Technology Innovation

ETI collaborates with local authorities to develop future-proof and economic local energy systems for the UK • Workshop to explore provision of efficient heat and comfort to homes and businesses …