This spotlight will be exploring the energy sector, where we will be sharing opinion pieces, case studies and other social media activity to explore the question ‘Is innovation making a difference for energy consumers?’ With a focus on the energy market, we will be exploring the opportunities that comes with innovation, but also addressing some issues that are often highlighted in the media and tackling some of the myths.
Be sure to follow the discussion throughout the week and keep up-to-date with the hashtag #bizdebate. And check in each morning for new articles and case studies (below) from businesses across the country.
Electricity North West: Meeting energy challenges with network innovation
First Utility: Rekindling trust in energy with technology and innovation
Npower case study: Helping people heat and eat
Smart meters: innovation at what cost? Which? explores
EDF energy: Innovating the energy industry
Can innovation help save energy customers money? David Bird of E.ON asks
CBI: What can technology do for energy consumers?
What does it mean to be an energy consumer in the 21st century? Sacha Deshmukh, Chief Executive, Smart Energy GB
How can innovation help consumers reduce their energy use? Steve Malkin, CEO Planet First and founder of The Planet Mark
‘Use less, waste less’: Ann Robinson, Director of consumer policy at USwitch explores the benefits of innovation in the energy sector
With so many new products, is innovation actually making a difference? asks Paul Blacklock of Calor Gas
Have your say @bizdebate or let us know what you think in the comments below