Features

Pierre Jeannes, managing director for Mr. Electric, discusses the need to upscale the UK electric charging infrastructure to meet the increasing demands of electric vehicles. 

German utility RWE – owner of Npower in Britain – wants 10 times more compensation to close its ageing German lignite plants than they are worth, according to the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis. 

BEG has installed a comprehensive, energy-saving lighting controls system at the Dyson School of Design Engineering, which the maintenance team can control themselves via their smartphones.

Power management specialist Riello UPS has teamed up with energy trading experts RWE Supply & Trading to offer data centre operators the opportunity to turn their UPS systems into a ‘virtual power plant’ capable of demand side response – providing a lower upfront and operational cost for a more reliable UPS system.

Dave Roberts, director at EA Technology, explains how the OpenLV project is meeting the challenge of keeping the lights on whilst decarbonising the future.

Steve Stark, trade sales director UK and Ireland at LEDVANCE, takes a look at the latest developments in four distinct lighting markets: offices, retail premises, the hospitality industry and industrial premises.

With electric vehicles increasingly seen on UK roads, Rexel outlines how it supplied an EV charging solution for staff and visitors of Beyond Housing in an effort to meet the growing demand.

Yselkla Farmer, director of policy and marketing at BEAMA, discusses how to galvanise investment and accelerate deployment of new technology in the UK energy infrastructure.

Goodlight explores the role of emergency lighting in building safety, and how smart LEDs can enhance safety and compliance.

Paul Sheffield, chief operating officer at Haven Power, looks at how to take back control of your energy costs.

Livia Rosu, marketing chair at HomeGrid Forum, explains how G.hn technology could hold the key to unlocking the future of the power grid.