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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...

EIC MD, Denise Massey, was recently quizzed about what the Northern Powerhouse means to her and how a joined up approach to shaping the future energy industry will benefit all of the UK. The North has always been a powerhouse but one that needs reconnecting and...

Here at the EIC we have been busy preparing for one of the biggest events in the utilities industry calendar, Utility Week Live. The event, expected to be even bigger and better than in 2016, will bring together the UK’s brightest innovators, utilities analysts, journalists and...

April 27th, The Royal Institution, London. Cleantech Innovate is the leading event of its kind in showcasing 36 pre-qualified, investment ready, green solution start ups. This is the only event you need to attend to secure socially responsible investment in future technologies. Our panel of 10 distinguished...

‘Discover Innovation’ Shortlist Showcase and Awards Ceremony: 15 November 2017, The Brewery, London Deadline for Entries: 7 July 2017 Shortlist announced in September About the awards The IET’s distinctive Innovation Awards celebrate the very best in new innovations in science, engineering and technology, showcasing entries from around the world. With...

Are you an SME innovator or entrepreneur with a ground-breaking technology or idea worthy of transforming our energy future? Then you have only four weeks left to enter this year’s UK Energy Innovation Awards. If you’re thinking ‘Why should I enter?’, we’ve put together our top...

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...