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An innovative new approach to bringing energy network needs to the market place has paid off for the Energy Innovation Centre (EIC) as the networks continue to embrace new ways of working. Over the last 12 months, the EIC has been actively inviting innovators to share...

As part of Utility Week Live, held in Birmingham earlier in the year, innovators who have worked with EIC gave help and advice to the audience. The recorded videos give some highlights from the event. Protecting Buildings & Equipment against Water & Gas Ingress through Cable...

Do you want the opportunity to showcase your business at the biggest energy network event of the year? BEAMA, Innovate UK and the Energy Innovation Centre are collaborating to sponsor an innovation hub at this year’s LCNI conference and you could be a part of it. The...

EIC’s Partners the Energy Systems Catapult and the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) have unveiled the findings of the Future Power System Architecture (FPSA). The electricity system is undergoing a period of transformative change. Consumers no longer want it only for switching the lights on...

Taking place on 21 September 2016 in Birmingham, this one-day event will provide a vital update on the progress of regulated innovation funding, assess the business benefits of smart data to ensure robust asset management decisions, and improve approaches to managing investment risk in a...

Northern Gas Networks’ Stakeholder Report for 2016 is out, and available to download here  Packed full of useful information, it brings the important facts and figures about NGN’s performance to life, by including examples of all its achievements across the gas network. Now the gas distributor for...

BEAMA, Innovate UK and the Energy Innovation Centre are collaborating to sponsor an innovation hub at this year’s LCNI conference.  This is a unique opportunity for innovators to raise their profile, develop relationships, gain insight into the needs of the UK’s gas and electricity network...

A new report is highlighting the range of opportunities for innovators across the energy network business. 2050 Energy Scenarios, created by KPMG for ENA’s Gas Futures Group, looks at different options for driving change as the UK alters how we heat homes and businesses in a...

Keir Groves, research fellow at the University of Manchester talks to us about Acoustek’s win for Best University Innovation in April’s UK Energy Innovation Awards. So, what did you win for?  We won the Best University Innovation award for our system that uses acoustic waves to detect...

John Baldwin is managing director at CNG Services Ltd, which won Best Innovation Implemented or Adopted by a Contractor at the UK Energy Innovation Awards in Manchester earlier this year. CNG Services provides design, consultancy and project management services in relation to biomethane to grid and...

Businesses are being invited to bid for a share of a £15m pot of money from Innovate UK to create and develop new infrastructure projects, including the chance to help provide affordable, sustainable and secure energy. The idea behind the project is to encourage proposals that...

Jonathan Rodgers, Future Networks Manager for the team at Kelvatek, speaks about the firm's double win at April’s UK Energy Innovation Awards.   1) So, what did you win for? Our SAPIENT Fault Assistance Service was awarded Best Innovation Contributing to Quality and Reliability of Electricity Supply. The...

Next month plays host to a crucial meeting of policymakers, influencers and key stakeholders in the UK energy sector to take stock of the ever-evolving landscape.  EIC is delighted to support the 2016 Utility Week Energy Summit which will bring together policymakers, investors, energy producers, distributors, retailers...

Next week sees the beginning of world's biggest business event, the International Festival for Business (IFB) 2016. The event, which is expected to attract 30,000 delegates from across the world, will be a buzzing marketplace for companies and the biggest international business festival in 2016. Delivered...

The Energy Innovation Centre (EIC) has completed another successful year, brokering energy investments to the value of £3.2 million and welcoming the Energy Systems Catapult (ESC) on board as an industry partner. The latest investment figures take the total value of deals facilitated by EIC up...

Can you help our industry partner, Scottish & Southern Energy Power Distribution, to identify innovative solutions for a holistic approach to 11kV network fault management that will improve network performance and reduce Customer Interruptions (CI) and Customer Minutes Lost (CML)? If the answer is yes then...

The International Festival for Business 2016 (IFB2016) aspires to be the world’s leading event in 2016. Expected to attract 30,000 delegates from all over the world it will be a buzzing marketplace for companies and the biggest international business festival in 2016.   Taking place from...

The Energy Systems Catapult will celebrate its first birthday during April, following its creation in 2015. The Catapult, which was formally incorporated in April 2015, has spent its first year recruiting and building a team, developing its strategy and implementing a number of important projects to...

 The Smart Grid Accelerator The Power Networks Demonstration Centre is an innovative development and demonstration facility founded by the University of Strathclyde, Scottish Enterprise, Scottish Funding Council and founding members Scottish Power Energy Networks and Scottish and Southern Energy Distribution. The Centre brings together academics, engineers...

Scottish and Southern Energy Power Distribution are thrilled that this year an innovation from one of its flagship innovation projects, 'My Electric Avenue, has been shortlisted for the Best Smart Grid Innovation Award. [caption id="attachment_8303" align="alignright" width="300"] The street of the future – neighbours in Marlow test the...