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Leah Thompson

Thursday 15th October 2020

We’re Sponsoring the Energy UK Conference

We are proud to sponsor the first ever virtual Energy UK Annual Conference this year. They have invested in a fully interactive platform offering attendees and exhibitors a fully immersive experience, complete with an exhibition hall, networking area and an auditorium. The conference also sees the publication of the annual Energy in the UK report.

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Leah Thompson

Monday 12th October 2020

Proud Sponsors of Astley & Buckshaw JFC

Utiligroup have proudly signed a two year sponsorship deal with Astley and Buckshaw Junior Football Club which sees their name on the front of the youngster's kit. Utiligroup have sponsored the team for a number of years now and are delighted to be able to support such an inspiring and valued aspect of the local community. We wish them all the best for the season ahead. 

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Leah Thompson

Wednesday 7th October 2020

Landis+Gyr & Calvin Capital Extend Partnership

Landis+Gyr has extended its partnership with finance broker Calvin Capital to help accelerate the smart meter rollout in the UK. As part of the UK's smart meter initiative there is to be a total of 53 million SEMTS2 meters to be deployed before 2025 and this partnership aims to supply between 400,000 and 2 million of these meters.

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Leah Thompson

Monday 5th October 2020

Final Countdown to Smarter Energy Insights Webinar

There are only a couple of days until we host our Smarter Energy Insights Webinar and there are still tickets available. We have confirmed speakers from Ofgem, BEIS, Smart DCC, Alt-HAN and WUN (Women's Utilities Network) who will be covering topics such as Half Hourly Settlements, Smart Prepayment and SMETS1 Enrolment. If you would like to attend please contact us at energyleaders@utiligroup.com

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Dom Benabda

Tuesday 29th September 2020

So Energy aims to go further with ‘Solar System’

So Energy have announced a new Solar and storage offering in the coming months for new and existing customers. So Energy will install solar panels and a battery into customers homes whilst remotely controlling the system, allowing benefits with home energy consumption, weather data and managing wholesale energy prices, as well as carbon intensity and grid capacity. Their Solar and storage system could benefit both the customer and the grid, using smart controls to either charge or discharge the battery when there is the greatest gain. It's great to see this innovation by our valued customer, empowering change for their energy customers.

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Dom Benabda

Friday 25th September 2020

‘Smart Intervention is required’ – Energy Asset Networks

Energy Assets Networks recently highlighted that rapid electricity demand from EVs could lead to system overload - and without intervention, the projected rise for electricity to power domestic charging could lead to outages. To prevent this, smart intervention solutions are needed, such as the Project DINO (Domestic Infrastructure and Network Optimisation) trial - a partnership between Evergreen Smart Power, Energy Assets Networks and Myenergi. It's great to see how Project DINO and intensive practical innovation is leading to thought provoking results from our valued customer Energy Assets.

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Dom Benabda

Tuesday 22nd September 2020

Join us at our online digital event – SEIF6

We're hosting our sixth Smarter Energy Insights Forum on October 9th - featuring speakers from Ofgem, BEIS, DCC and Alt-HAN. Hear the latest on topics such as Half Hourly Settlements, Smart Prepayment, Alt-HAN and SMETS1 Enrolment. If you'd like to join us email us on energyleaders@utiligroup.com

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Leah Thompson

Friday 18th September 2020

Tesla Batteries Operate in Electricity Balancing Mechanism

Britain used 6 giant batteries manufactured by Tesla to help balance the supply and demand in the electricity market this week. The batteries are able to store energy from renewable sources that can then be tapped in at times of high demand. Battery technology is likely to become the standard for power grid backups and will help manage the demand on the grid.

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Leah Thompson

Friday 18th September 2020

The Potential of Domestic Batteries

Social Energy recently won the first ever fully domestic weekly Firm Frequency Response (FFR) contract with National Grid ESO and this has shone a light on the potential of domestic batteries in balancing the demand on the grid. Social Energy has a project pipeline that includes connecting flexibility assets such as EV chargers,hot water tanks or heat pumps. If managed correctly they can help contribute to a truly low carbon grid.

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Leah Thompson

Wednesday 16th September 2020

We’re Sponsoring Energy UK’s Virtual Conference

Energy UK will be hosting their first ever virtual conference on the 15th October and we are proud sponsors and participants of this new and exciting format. The bespoke online platform will provide attendees with an immersive virtual experience complete with lobby, auditorium and exhibition hall. Confirmed speakers for the event include Ofgem, Citizen's Advice and the Committee on Climate Change.

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Leah Thompson

Tuesday 15th September 2020

EV Record for John O’Groats to Lands End Drive

Zero Carbon World has set a new electric vehicle charging record after driving from John O'Groats to Lands End with only 1 hour, 32 minutes and 32 seconds of charging. The entire trip in the Tesla Model 3 Performance vehicle took 15 hours and 32 minutes with charging stops made at only 4 locations: Perth, Gretna Green, Cullompton and a Tesla Supercharger in Staffordshire. The team drove 855.2 miles which beats current Guinness World Records for both the shortest charging time and the shortest time in an EV.

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Leah Thompson

Wednesday 9th September 2020

World EV Day

Today marks World EV Day and with it brings news on how the UK plans to accelerate it's move to a cleaner, greener transport future. The UK government and Innovate UK have announced groundbreaking projects including batteries that could charge in 6 minutes and Highways England will implement a £9.3m scheme allowing businesses to try electric vehicles before they buy.

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Leah Thompson

Friday 4th September 2020

Vehicle to Grid (V2G) – The future

Vehicle to Grid technology offers significant benefits to help reduce demand on electricity networks. According to National Grid ESO's Future Energy Scenarios V2G charging will be more effective than smart charging and will act like a huge decentralised power station, allowing EV drivers to use greener, cheaper electricity. We're empowering key players in this area and encourage your engagement today to help build the future of energy. Understand more about our involvement from our insight paper 'Press Accelerate'.