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UK re-opens upgraded Living Lab for smart home innovation trials

UK re-opens upgraded Living Lab for smart home innovation trials

The relaunched lab will be used to integrate and test services and business models with mainstream smart heating controls, smart meters, IoT devices, and electric vehicle chargers.

“Heat Street” project launched to help UK communities reach Net Zero

“Heat Street” project launched to help UK communities reach Net Zero

The UK Power Networks project aims to help local authorities identify zones where they can target their heat decarbonisation efforts and investment to achieve Net Zero.

Survey reveals gap between climate change perceptions and required actions

Survey reveals gap between climate change perceptions and required actions

While three quarters of UK consumers believe climate change is a serious threat, they are still unclear as to which activities in their lives emit carbon.

SME develops platform to create more digitally connected smart homes

SME develops platform to create more digitally connected smart homes

Living Lab 2.0 will be a first-of-a-kind, agile and scalable real-world test environment for businesses innovating in the UK home energy market by upgrading existing homes.

Energy storage model could help the UK decarbonise at least cost

Energy storage model could help the UK decarbonise at least cost

The Storage and Flexibility Model has been built in response to the increasingly complex challenge of balancing supply and demand in the energy system.

Policy review into local energy markets highlights benefits and risks

Policy review into local energy markets highlights benefits and risks

LEMs coordinate the generation, supply, storage, transport, and consumption of energy from decentralised energy resources within a confined geographical area.