Welcome to techUK's campaign week on the application of emerging tech in the energy and water sectors

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From 12 - 15 October, techUK is hosting a campaign on the application of emerging tech in the energy and water sectors! Read the latest news and insights below. 

Technology trends are rapidly changing in a data driven economy. Both sectors are seeing a fast paced change to digitalisation. Our campaign week will explore the next generation of technologies and uncover our members' great work in this space. 

We are not only interested in technology already applied in the field but also what is the potential for it being applied (if not yet) in the utilities sector, and what do the energy and water sectors must do in order to benefit from such technologies.

The technologies we are looking at are:

  • Edge computing.

  • Transition to the cloud.

  • Drones – for data capture and information.

  • Geospatial data.

  • Quantum computing applications for sustainability.

  • Blockchain.

Guest blogs:

12 October - Guest blog: 'Geospatial: Emerging Technologies in Utilities' by Harriet McQuade, Principal GIS Consultant, Atkins
12 October -  Guest blog: Geollect aiding efficiency and awareness in the subsea energy sector by Matthew Scholes, Business Development Manager for Geollect
14 October - Guest blog: How can HVAC AI contribiute to the real estate race to net zero? by Sergey Shalunov, Arloid Automation
14 October - Securing our digital energy future: trust in software resilience by John Hyde, Energy Sector specialist at NCC Group Software Resilience 
Teodora Kaneva

Teodora Kaneva

Head of Smart Infrastructure and Systems, techUK

Ashley Feldman

Ashley Feldman

Programme Manager, Transport and Smart Cities, techUK

Lucas Banach

Lucas Banach

Programme Assistant, Data Centres, Climate, Environment and Sustainability, Market Access, techUK