Smart meter rollout in the UK: towards a low carbon future?

On 19 November consumer rights group Which? published a report warning energy suppliers that they need to triple the current rate of smart meter installation to meet the target of replacing existing meters in every UK home by 2020. This would mean installing 30 smart meters  per minute every day for the next two years …

Meeting the UK’s energy demand challenge

Nora Blascsok reports back from CREDS launch & EUED showcase. The great and the good of the energy sector came together to celebrate the launch of the new UK Centre for Research on Energy Demand Solutions (CREDS), as well as the final showcase of the six End Use Energy Demand (EUED) Centres at the Methodist …

Past Event

The smart meter rollout: progress and challenges ahead

19 November, 2018 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Institution of Mechanical Engineers, One Birdcage Walk, Westminster, London, SW1H 9JJ

This event brings together a panel of experts and key stakeholders involved in the smart meter rollout to examine the progress that has been made to date, and to explore how the smart meter rollout  might be accelerated. We will hear a variety of perspectives and offer a stimulating discussion about the future of smart …

Electric mobility and vehicle-to-grid integration: unexplored questions and benefits

Reducing energy demand in the transportation sector is one of the most difficult challenges we face to meet our CO2 emission reduction targets. Due to the sector’s dependence on fossil fuel energy sources and the monumental negative consequences for climate change, air pollution and other social impacts, countless researchers, policymakers and other stakeholders view a widespread …