Clean energy

Perth Smart Energy Network

New smart, flexible energy systems offer great potential for any organisation that manages a dispersed and diverse portfolio of properties such as a local council, health service, etc.
Current phase Planning
Time frame 20/08/2018
Funding Local authority

Under a Small Business Research Initiative (SBRI), organisations could apply for to develop a smart, flexible energy system in the estate of Perth and Kinross council.

This competition was 2 phases :

  • phase 1 up to £150,000, including VAT, to fund up to 5 successful applicants,  each allocated up to £30,000, including VAT
  • phase 2 up to £350,000, including VAT, to fund 2 successful applicants,  each allocated up to £175,000, including VAT.

After a competitive selection process, Perth & Kinross Council chose five project teams to take on the challenge in Phase 1 of the competition. They were:

Team Lead – iPower Energy Ltd with Urban Chain Ltd, Kiwi Power Ltd & PureDrive Energy Ltd
Team Lead – StorTera with Solo Energy
Team Lead – New Resource Partners with SMP
Team lead – Scene Connect Ltd with Locogen & Swanbarton
Team Lead – Energievan with Energy eXchange Enablers & Bax & Co

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