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BEIS’s £30m spending increase in data science

BEIS’s £30m spending increase in data science: The over the last five years BEIS (Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy) has increased its funding by £30 million to raise its count of data scientists it employs. They revealed it has lead to a 408% increase in the sector’s spending since 2017, increasing from 146…
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What role may tree data play in reducing power outages?

What role may tree data play in reducing power outages?: Trees in the East and South East of England, believe it or not, have assisted UK Power Networks in preventing outages for customers! The business, which has invested £19 million on tree pruning, has utilised software that collects data from trees to assist employees in…
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Carbon data monitoring for a digitalised net zero energy system

Carbon data monitoring for a digitalised net zero energy system: If the UK is to achieve net zero emissions, a mandate for carbon data monitoring should be implemented. That is only one of the proposals made by the government-commissioned Energy Digitalisation Taskforce, which was co-chaired by Ofgem and Innovate UK and released its report today…
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Vestas confirms that data has been stolen

Vestas confirms that data has been stolen: A cyber security breach has turned out to be the nightmare before Christmas for Danish wind turbine company Vestas, as hackers published stolen data. “The stolen data has been leaked by the attackers and potentially offered to third parties.” That the company confirmed. The problem, which was discovered…
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Energy industry hit hardest by mobile phishing attacks

Energy industry hit hardest by mobile phishing attacks: The energy industry encountered a 161% rush in mobile phishing within the past year. In between July 2020 & June 2021, 20% of energy employees were vulnerable to a mobile phishing attack & over 17% of all mobile cyberattacks were directed at energy companies which made it…
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Accenture invests in power & grid tech business

Accenture invests in power & grid tech business: Accenture has made a clever investment and built an alliance with Reactive Technologies, a London-based provider of power & grid technology. Reactive Technologies offers measurement, real-time analytics and data services that can help grid operators and other energy market players address the challenges of effectively integrating the…
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