Scene Connect are looking for a full-time embedded software engineer to join the team, building Internet of Things solutions that help to provide renewable energy in the developing world. You would be part of a small team designing, building and maintaining firmware and software for a product suite aimed at African and South Asian markets.
REFRUIT (Resource Efficient Farming by Renewable Ugandan Irrigation Technology) addresses the barriers to irrigation uptake in Uganda and aims to deliver a technical solution and commercial strategy to improve productivity and livelihoods in the country.
Administration & Communications Office
Start date in May 2019;
Office in Islington (London) or Edinburgh if strongly preferred;
Full-time position (part-time is possible but no less than 4 days per week);
Salary £22k-£25k FTE depending on experience;
Package of benefits including flexible working, 33 days holiday, pension.
We are delighted to announce that we’ve been awarded grant support through the Energy Catalyst programme run by Innovate UK and funded by The Department for International Development (DFID) and the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC). The project will allow us to deploy commercial trials for our new product, “EMBLEM”, in Rwanda and Nepal.
Started in Scotland way back in 2012 – with support from The University of Edinburgh among others – Energy Archipelago begun as an ambitious attempt to plug the data gap in community energy. Having attempted to create a global partnership around the platform – to make the community energy movement more visible – we have ultimately decided that the project is too big for a small organisation like ours. It is with sadness that we will be retiring the platform very soon.
Scene Connect has worked closely with a community-led charity, Iona Renewables, on the island of Iona (Scotland) to secure £1.65M funding for a community-owned, low carbon and affordable heating system connecting island homes, school and businesses.
In a UK first, the island community of Iona, Scotland, will get green heating - through the collaborative efforts of local charity Iona Renewables and Scotland-based social enterprise Scene Connect.. The development of this innovative heat network will be the first step towards the island’s energy transition from imported, fossil fuel energy sources, to local renewable energy generation, storage and use.
In beautiful Lisbon in early May, over 700 delegates come together from all corners of the globe to discuss and learn about collective progress towards Sustainable Development Goal 7, and to plan ahead. SDG7 is to ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all; a heady goal which we only have 12 years left to reach.
Scene is looking for an IoT Developer with 3+ years of experience who can work in early-stage product design. The role will be based in either our Edinburgh or our London office working with a team based across both locations. The technical work will be in the renewable energy sector, focussing on Internet of Things (IoT) products from hardware sensors to software service development, with applications in the UK.
Connected Energy has been formed by Scene Connect and CREATIVenergie, two Edinburgh-based companies, to support the provision of sustainable solar and biogas energy. The company offers integrated monitoring and support systems designed to streamline customer billing and product maintenance. Its technology platform includes a range of sophisticated technologies specifically engineered to widen the reach of energy access markets.
Solar streetlights are proving to be very popular local infrastructure investments in rural Odisha at the moment. Universally appreciated, easy to procure and install, relatively cheap and great for scoring political points with - solar streetlights are popping up in villages throughout the Indian state in which we set up a social enterprise, Urjaa Samadhan. Our team recently installed around 70 solar streetlights in a clutch of villages in the north-eastern district of Odisha called Mayurbhanj.