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It’s time to nominate your gas superstars for the 2019 Gas Industry Awards. Nominations for the Gas Industry Awards, brought to you jointly by the Institution of Gas Engineers and Managers (IGEM) and the Energy and Utilities Alliance (EUA), are now open and it’s never been...

The Energy Innovation Centre (EIC) is delighted to announce two exciting new partnerships with water utility companies, Anglian Water and Yorkshire Water. The new partnerships will accelerate the delivery of innovative projects and provide both companies with unrivalled support in their commitment to creating long-term value...

A landmark new project is paving the way for utility companies to use drones to inspect their network infrastructure for the first time. The large-scale project is working across electricity and gas networks and is coordinated by international innovation scout the Energy Innovation Centre (EIC). The...

International innovation broker, the Energy Innovation Centre (EIC), has announced former E.ON CEO Tony Cocker as its new Chairman. Tony brings more than 20 years of experience from the energy sector to the role.  Last year he retired from E.ON UK as CEO, a position which...

The Energy Innovation Centre (EIC) has launched a new partnership with Irish multi-utility company, Ervia. The partnership is set to unleash innovation opportunities that will benefit Ervia’s national gas and water infrastructure and services. The deal will see the EIC working alongside Ervia’s operating companies Gas...

The Energy Innovation Centre (EIC) and the Energy Systems Catapult (ESC) have backed the government’s ambition to make the UK ‘one of the best places in the world to develop and sell clean technologies’. Since establishing a partnership in 2015, EIC and ESC have been...

Visit the Innovation Zone stand (A10/12/13) The Energy Innovation Centre (EIC), Energy Systems Catapult (ESC), Innovate UK and BEAMA are partnering to host the Innovation Zone at this year’s LCNI Conference 2017. The Innovation Zone is a dedicated showcase for emerging innovation for utilities, electricity and gas networks. We...

Utility companies across the North East and Yorkshire and the Energy Innovation Centre (EIC) are working together to better understand the impact of utility maintenance, replacement and repair activities on local communities. The project will deliver the first ever cross utility industry research to explore the...

Aimed at promoting growth and acceleration in the development and exploitation of technologies for the energy market, the new Energy Centre at Thornton Science Park provides a flexible place where industry and academia can come together to innovate, develop and demonstrate new energy technologies. The University...

Small business innovators with novel technologies are disrupting the energy sector, bringing benefits to customers and accelerating UK energy system transformation. This was the resounding message from the UK Energy Innovation Awards 2017 which took place on Thursday evening at the Titanic Hotel in Liverpool. Over...

The Innovation Safari is a pre UK Energy Innovation Awards two-hour immersive experience, The Innovation Safari will bring together SME innovators and energy industry partners celebrating the brightest ideas and the best technologies. A ‘safari’ of expert talks, cutting-edge technology, compelling experiences and game-changing meetings to...

Everyone’s experienced that silent moment when power disappears and everything simply stops. Usually, within an intake of breath, electricity is restored and all comes back to life, barely missing a beat. Phil Moore, Technical Director of Elimpus, never took a resumption of power for granted. In...

Encouraging the best in new technologies that can have a positive impact on the UK energy industry and benefit customers is vital and Northern Powergrid is proud to be a sponsor of this year’s UK Energy Innovation Awards. Innovation is core to our business and we...

Kelvatek are Delivering Innovative Solutions to Business As Usual Through Intelligent LV Fault Management on the Electricity Network. SAPIENT is an intelligent system that focuses on the key value drivers for our customers. We provide the hardware infrastructure, which in turn generates critical data about the asset...

Wales & West Utilities is innovating for customers today and tomorrow – investing to keep the gas flowing today and prepare the gas network to play its part in a future affordable, secure and low carbon energy system. Since 2013, we’ve invested £4.8m on 62 different...

Britain’s largest electricity distributor is to revolutionise its system so every customer can have electric cars and smart appliances, and can generate, store and sell their own electricity. UK Power Networks is launching a strategy consultation paper outlining its vision for the future of the network. ...

Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN) is installing innovative motion detection monitors on part of the electricity network on the Isle of Skye to enable the network operator to quickly detect and potentially prevent power cuts, particularly during adverse weather events. The Remote Asset INertial Monitoring...

Innovation through collaboration is proving the perfect recipe for success at Northern Gas Networks (NGN), the gas distributer for the North of England. This year NGN has continued to see some fantastic results from its work with SMEs, helping solve perennial problems on the network and...