Smart Grid Forum publishes its vision and routemap

The Smart Grid Forum has this week published its Vision and Routemap (“Routemap”) which outlines progress made to date and identifies actions required to realise the potential of smart grids. The Routemap praises the UK’s progress in supporting smart grid trials through the £500 million Low Carbon Network Fund and reflects on the implications of future developments in smart grids for the UK energy system as a whole. Click here to read more on the Smart Grid Forum’s priorities for realising the potential of smart grids in the UK. Read more of this post

Registration Deadline Approaches for £11m Smart Grid Funding Competition

There is just one week left to register for an £11m funding competition for smart grid development. The Technology Strategy Board (TSB), a UK public body primarily accountable to the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills, launched the funding competition in January to encourage the development of smart grids.  Read more of this post