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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Would you be interested in benefiting from this amazing test facility? Energy House 2.0 is an ambitious new proposal from the School of Built Environment at the University of Salford. The University of Salford are preparing to build a major international test facility, expanding on their world...

SPEN is currently developing an extensive network in South West Scotland for the connection of a number of windfarms.  The harmonic performance of this network has to be evaluated with the aim of: Developing a coordinated, efficient and cost-effective harmonic filtering solution. Setting harmonic emission limits for each...