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Energy

Powering tomorrow; from smart homes to megagrids

A home for those working or interested in energy technology. Offering a platform for the exchange of knowledge and facilitating professional networking for the science, engineering and technology (SET) communities. 

Latest news

Space radar could assist in monitoring offshore wind turbines Space radar technology 'could reduce cost of renewable energy'

Space-based radar technology could be harnessed by the renewable energy sector to drive down costs, according to academics at the University of Strathclyde.

Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk introducing 'the missing piece' Tesla’s home battery paves way for solar powered world

American electric car manufacturer Tesla Motors has unveiled a home battery system designed to store energy when rates are cheap for use in expensive peak times.

Key topics

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Smart Grids

If you are interested in learning about Smart Grid innovation, policy, planning, control, operation, security, network management, data or demand management there should be something here for you.

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Renewable Energy

If you are interested in learning about engineering innovation within Renewable Energy then please follow this link for interesting content, events, news and tweets from our members, partners and wider industry stakeholders.

Flames from fire

Heat Debate

Hot on the heels of a series the regional debates, the IET Energy and Built Environment sectors are collaborating on a series of initiatives around ‘the future of urban heat’. Join us as we engage with industry partners and stakeholders around decarbonising heating, cooling and power. Contact Gordon Graham.

Highlights

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LCNI Conference 2014

Get an overview and watch the videos from the conference held at the Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre on 20-22 October 2014.

Flames from fire

IET debate tackles heat and rallies support for action

Find out more about tackling the key technological, economic, political and consumer issues around the future challenge of decarbonising heat in the UK.
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Energy Policy Panel News

View the Energy Policy Panel submissions to Department for Energy and Climate Change (DECC), Ofgem and the House of Commons ECC Select Committee.

Sector publications

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Energy Sector Newsletters

Bringing you all the latest on IET Energy Sector initiatives, partnerships and thought leadership together with details of upcoming events, Sector highlights on IET.tv and opportunities for you to get involved!


Factfiles

Energy storage

Electricity storage

This Briefing provides an introduction to electricity storage technologies and answers some key questions about the roles that storage can play within the electricity system.

Smart grids

What is a Smart Grid?

This IET briefing document explains what a smart grid is and why it is different from the existing electricity grid.  It explains why the move to low carbon electricity with significant amounts of variable wind generation will require new ways of balancing the electricity grid.

Latest events

12 May

Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom

14 May

Birmingham, United Kingdom

19 May

Manchester, United Kingdom

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If you would like to learn more or have any questions about the Energy Sector, please email: energy@theiet.org