The widespread adoption of 5G telecommunications networks could enable “super smartgrids” in the UK that help save customers as much as £145 each year, O2 has said.
The government’s new industrial strategy has made local smart energy systems one of its priority areas of development.
German energy giant E.On has set its sights on being one of the “pacesetters” of the digitalisation of the energy market as it looks to evolve following the spinoff of its nuclear business.
A new form of demand response could help protect the grid and in doing so save Britain from required spending on infrastructure of as much as £1.26 billion by 2020, according to service provider Open Energi.
Information security partner, MWR InfoSecurity has announced it is to receive a multi-million pound investment from the European capital venture investor, the Environmental Technologies Fund.