The testing, inspection and certification experts, Bureau Veritas, say that local authorities, commercial property owners and facilities managers should adopt smart grid technology to control the use of electricity during peak demand. 
 
Smart grid systems use renewable energy such as solar photovoltaic (PV) panels and battery energy storage (BESS) to allow buildings to both produce and use energy in a two-way process. 
smart grid technology will allow us to make better sue of solar and wind energy.
technology id developing quickly to help whole cities save and manage energy
Technology is developing quickly to save and manage energy and smart Internet of Things (IoT) connections for both residential and commercial buildings. 
Government plans to achieve net zero carbon emissions by 2050 will change our homes. 
 
New technology is creating a web of interconnected challenges and risks. At the same time the UK has the oldest housing stock in Europe. 
 
As we rely more and more on electricity and connectivity there’s a risk that electrical safety won’t be given the attention it deserves as part of the process. 
UK Power Networks has launched a Foundation to support communities during the move to net zero carbon emissions. 
 
The fund is part of the company’s £4.6billion business plan for 2023 to 2028 that has been submitted to the industry regulator, Ofgem. 
power companies will help people experiencing fuel poverty to access renewable energy technology
Now power poles across the East of England have a unique number and QR code to help keep people safe
UK Power Networks, who own and maintain electricity cables and lines across London, the South East and East of England, has introduced a new safety feature to their electricity poles. 
 
You will now see unique six-digit numbers and quick response (QR) codes on almost half a million electricity poles in the East of England. 
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