The Mayor of London recently announced his annual allocation of £1 million available to a range of grassroots community projects. Operating in conjunction with UK crowdfunding platform Spacehive, and co-ordinated through the Greater London Authority, community project leaders can apply for a maximum contribution of...

Our two-centre conference next month in Swedish Lapland begins in the coastal city of Luleå, a city transitioning from a centre of traditional heavy industry and timber production to a digitised, sustainable future providing modern services. We’d like to tell you some more about recent...

We recently ran articles on the increasing decentralization of sustainable energy production and energy distribution. In August 2017 a new type of disruptive energy supplier launched in the UK. After successfully raising almost £500,000 through reward crowdfunding, People’s Energy are aiming for 1 million customers...

In Part 1 we looked at decentralization of electricity generation, largely due to the availability of affordable equipment for domestic-scale production from renewable sources. Part 2 looks at the distribution side of the industry, where digitization will enable smarter management of resources and decentralized distribution...

In Part 1 we looked at decentralization of electricity generation, largely due to the availability of affordable equipment for domestic-scale production from renewable sources. Part 2 looks at the distribution side of the industry, where digitization will enable smarter management of resources and decentralized distribution...

The benefits of a move away from relying on carbon/fossil fuels are well documented. Various forms of increasing worldwide devastation that are the evident impact of climate change and global warming – droughts, wildfires, floods, powerful tropical storms, climate shifts that reduce crop yields, polluted...