The Flexibly-Responsive Energy Delivery project, led by Evergreen Smart Power, is testing a software platform that integrates and manages energy technologies in real time, reacting to grid conditions to increase or reduce their electricity consumption. Energy Systems Catapult is gathering insights about consumers’ expectations, understanding and experiences of this flexible approach to energy consumption.
This trial for the Energy Revolution Integration Service explored how smart heating controls may help vulnerable households afford the energy they need to be safe, healthy and comfortable.
Baxi Heating UK trialled ‘Heat as a Service’ with households in our Living Lab, creating a proposition that bundled a new heating system together with energy for a fixed monthly price.
Energy Systems Catapult created a heat-as-a-service offering called a ‘Heat Plan’ – where instead of buying units of energy (kWh), consumers buy hours of warmth in their home – called ‘Warm Hours’.
William Edrich joined Sunamp in January 2019 as the Global Head of Commercial and Industrial to lead the company’s ambitious growth plans. Here he explains how the Energy Launchpad is helping Sunamp take their technology to a new markets such as demand side response.
Data, if managed correctly, can be a valuable asset; delivering fascinating and useful insights. Manage it incorrectly, and data can be confusing, contradictory, or more trouble than it’s worth. Jake Verma offers insights into our work around the UK helping local innovation projects to Prosper from the Energy Revolution.
99% of businesses in the UK are SMEs responsible for 47% of commercial energy use and with the potential for up to 40% energy reduction. Yet selling energy efficiency to SMEs is notoriously hard. Rebecca Lane explains the innovation taking place in this area.
Scottish energy firm Biskit Controls has become the latest business to begin demonstrating an innovation in the Energy System Catapult’s 100-home Living Lab.
Two hundred and twelve companies have been identified by Energy Systems Catapult following feedback from the sector in the first scoping of the UK’s Digital Energy Landscape.
Innovative housing association Bromford are joining our Living Lab to explore how smart heating can improve comfort, control and cost for households at risk of fuel poverty – while providing vital data on the thermal performance of homes.
One hundred and eighty-four companies have been identified by Energy Systems Catapult in the first scoping of the UK’s Digital Energy Landscape. The Catapult is calling on digital energy businesses to scrutinise the landscape, decide if they have been correctly classified or identified at all, and engage with the Catapult’s Innovator Support Platform to suggest any changes or omissions.
Energy Systems Catapult has conducted extensive consumer research for the Energy Technologies Institute to understand how to put consumers at the heart of decarbonising heat.