Hitting a Net Zero Home Run: The Best Sustainable Innovations for 2020

By Katie Mills, Head of Innovation, UK&I at Schneider Electric

Lotus Engineering launches project to assess energy storage solutions for EV sector

It plans to deploy three containerised battery testing facilities which will allow it and its clients to carry out a range of performance evaluations and component testing

Schneider Electric invests in Planon to digitally transform buildings into sustainable workplaces of the future

Schneider Electric and Planon will jointly collaborate on innovation to deliver a suite of software and services to digitize the building lifecycle for both existing and new buildings

Schneider Electric invests in ETAP to spearhead smart and green electrification

ETAP Automation Inc. is a leading software platform for electrical power systems modelling and simulation

New digital platform launched to accelerate transition to EVs

Gemserv has launched a new digital platform – Paladin – aimed at helping businesses confidently lead the transition to electric vehicles

Government injects £134m into green tech solutions to help the UK build back better

Projects to service offshore wind turbines autonomously, use AI to reduce beer waste and convert seaweed into compostable packaging are set to benefit

Ofgem and Innovate UK announce £750k for data-based approaches to net zero energy systems

Projects can cover areas such as machine learning techniques, simulation environments and edge computing

‘Coronavirus didn’t halt the climate agenda – it did the opposite’

That’s the conclusion reached by Kas Mohammed, Vice President of Digital Energy at Schneider Electric, who spoke to future Net Zero about the effects of the pandemic and lockdowns on the energy sector

Donald Trumps’ rare earth executive order ‘could clean up the resource footprint of EVs’

Michael Kraft, Chief Executive Officer of the Coretec Group, said the order would likely incentivise innovation and drive the creation of cleaner industry processes

Schneider Electric partners with geo to advance Home Energy Management Systems

The partnership brings together geo’s innovative, agile product development and data insights with Schneider’s energy management technology and extensive channel network, aiming to accelerate the UK’s journey to net zero homes