The EIC Listening Project
The EIC Listening Project
Energy Innovation Centre LTD
Welcome to the EIC's podcast series where we will be talking all things utilities and innovation. With views and thoughts from some of the industry's key players and those that innovate within it, episodes will explore all aspects of the energy and water sectors, including current structure, emerging trends and the evolving market.
SME Spotlight: Egnida Group
In this episode of the EIC’s Listening Project our host Liam Bolton talks to Andrew Padmore, Founder of Egnida Group.
Apr 24, 2020
16 min
SME Spotlight: Outram Research
In this episode of the EIC’s Listening Project our host Liam Bolton talks to Kate Edwards, Global Head of Marketing at Outram research Ltd.
Feb 20, 2020
13 min
SME Spotlight: Burns & McDonnell
In this episode of the EIC’s Listening Project our host Liam Bolton talks to Jonathan chapman, Managing Director and Polly Osbourne, Assistant Electrical Engineer from Burns & McDonnell UK. This episode places the spotlight on an SME innovating in the energy sector and seeks to provide insight and guidance to those looking to follow in their footsteps.
Nov 24, 2019
16 min
Innovation in the energy sector: A DNO's perspective
In this episode of the EIC’s Listening Project our host Liam Bolton talks to Rona Mitchell, an Innovation Engineer at UK Power Networks. In this episode, we discuss: •UK Power Networks and the Energy Sector •Advice for those hoping to innovate in the energy sector •Decarbonisation •Emerging trends and technologies •Distribution System Operators (DSOs) •Innovation strategies
Oct 2, 2019
10 min
Innovation in the energy sector: The Energy Systems Catapult perspective
In this episode of the EIC’s Listening Project our host Liam Bolton talks to Phil New, CEO, and Paul Jordan, business leader, innovator support and international at the Energy Systems Catapult. In this episode, we discuss: The importance of the GB energy sector the wider UK economy Advice for those hoping to innovate in the energy sector The role of the Energy Systems Catapult Emerging trends and technologies Demand side response Digitalisation Blockchain
May 23, 2019
13 min
Innovation in the energy sector: A DNO’s perspective
In this episode of the EIC’s Listening Project our host Liam Bolton talks to Ian Cameron, Head of Innovation at UK Power Networks. We discuss: The role of the Head of Innovation The responsibility of UK Power Networks The move to a Distribution System Operator (DSO) model Flexibility in energy for the consumer Network price controls, RIIO2 – a network’s perspective Emerging trends in the energy industry How third parties can engage with UK Power Networks How an innovation strategy is created
Apr 11, 2019
18 min
Innovation in the energy sector: A regulator's perspective
In this episode of the EIC’s Listening Project our host Liam Bolton talks to Akshay Kaul Director of Systems and Networks at Ofgem. We discuss: What Ofgem does Importance of the GB energy sector The relationship between Ofgem and energy networks Network price controls, RIIO2 The role of SMEs in the next price control How Ofgem will continue to support SMEs What Ofgem considers success to look like for SMEs What is an SME? Network Innovation Allowance (NIA) and Network Innovation Competition (NIC)
Mar 14, 2019
16 min