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EMerge Alliance Webinar on DC lighting Standards

This webinar will give viewers insight into the many requirements of designing and installing LVdc lighting and power distribution systems in accordance with new requirements of US National...

ESP KTN Joins the EMerge Alliance

ESP KTN has joined the Emerge Alliance as a liaison member. The Alliance is an open standards group in North America to promote the use of DC Systems in commercial buildings. The Alliance...

DC Systems Webinars

This series of webinars will explain the trends, standards and design techniques that are enabling this transition in key industries.  The webinars are hosted by Stephen Oliver, VP of...

Global Challenge Network in Batteries and Electrochemical Energy Devices

We are pleased to introduce  the Global Challenge Network in Batteries and Electrochemical Energy Devices .  The network is funded by the UK Science and Technology Facilities Council...

Request for Assistance: Enabling a Transition to DC Power in Homes

Understanding this Socio Technical system , and from this, developing a transition pathway towards the increased use of dc power in UK homes, is the subject of a PhD study by Moshe Kinn at the...

IEEE Plan for DC in the Home: Get involved!

IEEE Standards Association (IEEE-SA)  invites all interested parties to contribute to the development of the  IEEE PES Intelligent Grid Coordinating Committee (IGCC)  ...

Dynamic Demand Challenge Prize - Nesta

Nesta's Centre for Challenge Prizes , in partnership with National Physical Laboratory's Centre for Carbon Measurement are pleased to present the Dynamic Demand Challenge Prize.   ...

Starting Small, thinking big: Entry level funded R&D opportunities in Electronic Systems, 10th April 2013

  UWE (University of the West of England) Exhibition and Conference Centre, BS34 8QZ   Used properly, publicly funded R&D can be a valuable way for companies to develop...

Starting Small, thinking big: Entry level funded R&D opportunities in Electronic Systems, 10th April 2013

  UWE (University of the West of England) Exhibition and Conference Centre, BS34 8QZ   Used properly, publicly funded R&D can be a valuable way for companies to develop...

A Building Better Connected: Arcola Theatre Insight Tours, Tuesday 19th March, 14:00 & 15:00

  To coincide with the Buildings Better Connected Competition Brief  in London on Tuesday, 19 th  of March (details  here ), the SMART DC Special Interest Group are...

BBC-Buildings Better Connected (with DC)

  The Technology Strategy Board is to invest up to £500k in feasibility studies to develop new knowledge and skills in integrating future infrastructure requirements into the...

Power Electronics for Resilient Energy-Last Chance to Register

The TSB competition for Power Electronics for a Resilient Energy Supply opened on 4th February & they are running a brokerage event on 13th February in Birmingham. You will get an...

ESP are recruiting again!

ESP are recruiting again! We are looking for a number of Technology Translators, as well as someone to fill an IT Support and Technology Translator role.   Full details can be...

Invitation to SMART DC SIG Review

  You are invited to review the activities of the TSB funded SMART DC Special Interest Group.   10:00-15:30 on 1st November, 2012 Ambassadors Hotel, 12 Upper...

Last week for input to the Community Energy Systems Report

  Last week for responses. The Survey will close Friday 13th at Midnight.   Community Energy Systems (as opposed to centrally generated energy) may provide upto 20%...

£10m non domestic buildings programme

Q1:  What is the scheme? DECC is providing £10m funding for a competition to support innovative retrofit/refurbishment applications which can make existing non domestic...

Impressions from SMART DC – Energy Industry Scoping Workshop, 16 February 2012

In partnership with the ESP and MBE KTNs, the EG&S KTN ran a workshop to bring together relevant electricity generation companies, technology suppliers, grid operators and R&D...

Scoping Workshop 1 videos now available

The 8th December Scoping Workshop presentations were captured on video and so now there is another way for you to remind youself of the what went on. You can watch the videos and download ...

Promising New Material for Lithium Batteries

DESY light source reveals structure of mesoporous hematite. Researchers from Germany and the United States have identified a promising new material for use in lithium ion batteries. The...

SMART DC - ENERGY INDUSTRY SCOPING WORKSHOP, 16 February 2012, London

Overview There are two principal factors that may drive the potential use of low voltage DC as a direct electricity source in buildings - as an alternative to AC conventionally...
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Funding Available for Small Projects

8th December Event: Come Prepared! - #SmartDCUK Firstly, thank you to all who have...

Workshop Post-It note Transcription

A transcription of the post-it notes created during the exercise at the workshop on th 8th...

Smart DC storage to capture PV export

I gave a talk on Monday at the Institute of Physics stand up for start ups event, talking...