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Electricity operators Northern Powergrid and UK Power Networks are collaborating on a ground-breaking, environmentally friendlier new technology which could result in millions of pounds of savings each year. Working with science and technology innovation company Gnosys Global, the electricity networks are exploring the use of self-repairing...

The Department for Transport is seeking views on proposals to harness the positive benefits of drones for public and commercial services and the benefits to the UK economy. The changes suggest: creating the conditions for the cutting edge commercial use of drones to create hi tech...

Utility Week Live is back after a record-breaking 2016 show and returning by popular demand is the Energy Innovation Centre sponsored 'Energy Innovation Zone'. The Innovation Zone showcases the latest game-changing innovations and solutions for the gas and electricity industries from the up and coming innovator...

Utility Week is once again celebrating the vital contribution of front line and back office staff, recognising individuals and teams from energy and water businesses and our MD Denise Massey is on the judging panel. Do you know an unsung hero? Do you go above and beyond...

We're pleased to say that The Energy Loop is moving closer to its public launch, with the first major trial launched. A partnership between the Energy Loop and a UK gas network is in place to explore how the B2B2C approach will help organisations to save their...

The Energy Innovation Centre (EIC) constantly seeks new ways to connect the energy industry with innovators to solve their challenges. To enable us to source and develop more innovative solutions for improving energy distribution, we are developing a digital platform to support our network partners and...

Eventure Media presented the Rushlight Awards in their 10th anniversary year at a lively Awards Party on Wednesday night at the Royal College of Surgeons of England, Lincoln’s Inn Fields, London.  Attended by organizations that are leading the way in clean technology innovation and sustainable...

UK gas and electricity network operators are exploring the use of innovative drone technologies to improve inspection methods across their networks thanks to the Energy Innovation Centre (EIC). Following the identification of the potential benefits of using drones, the EIC’s energy industry partners are now working...

The Northern Powerhouse needs to place itself at the centre of the UK’s energy innovation agenda by being the first region to lead major collaboration across the industry, according to Denise Massey, the Managing Director of the Energy Innovation Centre. “Securing the UK’s future energy supplies...

Creating innovative solutions through partnership Recognised as the most innovative GB Distribution Network Operator, SP Energy Networks would like to share their experience to enable third parties to submit Network Innovation Competition bids. SP Energy Networks have identified the key challenges that their network faces now, or will...

December saw the kick off meeting for the latest innovation project between the industry partners and innovator network of the Energy Innovation Centre. Gas Distribution Networks (GDNs) undertake excavations in the public highway, performing maintenance and repairs on buried pipe assets. In a bid to reduce...