ZUoS Consortium Set for Perth Smart Energy Network Trial

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ZUoS Consortium Set for Perth Smart Energy Network Trial

Scene is delighted to be selected to develop an operational pilot for the Perth Smart Energy Network project. We will continue to work alongside Perth and Kinross Council and develop and pilot a smart energy management platform for two of its buildings, and install new solar PV panels and smart IoT devices at a local primary school.

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Enormous Potential, Diminishing Support - Community Energy in the UK

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Enormous Potential, Diminishing Support - Community Energy in the UK

­­­­This post forms part of the SDG series at Scene Connect, contributing to Global Goals Week in which governments, businesses, and civil society representatives gather at the UN Headquarters in New York for the Sustainable Development Summit 2019.

In this blog, Dom describes the broad benefits that community-based energy projects can generate for the local economy, regional decarbonisation contributions, educational schemes, and involvement in local governance. Despite the enormous value, however, the community energy sector is currently in need of far more support.

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Climbing the Energy Ladder

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Climbing the Energy Ladder

­­­­This post forms part of the SDG series at Scene Connect, contributing to Global Goals Week in which governments, businesses, and civil society representatives gather at the UN Headquarters in New York for the Sustainable Development Summit 2019.

Ryan, electrical engineer at Scene, describes the challenges to energy access in the rural Global South, and explains how Scene’s EMBLEM project can support the growth of mini-grids by unlocking income for poor households through evolving grids with inclusive, gender-balanced governance models.

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Leaving No One Behind

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Leaving No One Behind

­­­­This post forms part of the SDG series at Scene Connect, contributing to Global Goals Week in which governments, businesses, and civil society representatives gather at the UN Headquarters in New York for the Sustainable Development Summit 2019.

In this post, Vijay describes HEED, a collaborate project between Scene, Practical Action and Coventry University which seeks to address the low levels of energy access experienced in refugee camps and displaced communities. Drawing on his visits to Rwanda and Nepal, Vijay shares his lessons learned so far, demonstrating how through engineering expertise and sociological research, we are learning how to energy provision can improve in displacement settings.

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Local, Flexible, and Fossil-Free Energy Systems

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Local, Flexible, and Fossil-Free Energy Systems

­­­­This post forms part of the SDG series at Scene Connect, contributing to Global Goals Week in which governments, businesses, and civil society representatives gather at the UN Headquarters in New York for the Sustainable Development Summit 2019.

Dom, Project Coordinator, explains how Scene’s ZUoS project is helping to push our electricity infrastructure in the right direction. Where our current electricity grid is outdated, inefficient, and reliant on fossil fuels., the grid of the future will be characterised by flexibility, renewable generation, local energy trading, and lower bills.

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#PoweringParks

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#PoweringParks

­­­­This post forms part of the SDG series at Scene Connect, contributing to Global Goals Week in which governments, businesses, and civil society representatives gather at the UN Headquarters in New York for the Sustainable Development Summit 2019.

In this short blog series, we reflect on how our own projects support the 17 Sustainable Development Goals, and we explore what community energy, renewable energy, and energy innovation might look like in the bright future which we are working to help build.

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Three things you need to know...

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Three things you need to know...

­­­­This post forms part of the SDG series at Scene Connect, contributing to Global Goals Week in which governments, businesses, and civil society representatives gather at the UN Headquarters in New York for the Sustainable Development Summit 2019.

In this short blog series, we reflect on how our own projects support the 17 Sustainable Development Goals, and we explore what community energy, renewable energy, and energy innovation might look like in the bright future which we are working to help build.

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Power Forward Challenge - Cloud ZUoS

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Power Forward Challenge - Cloud ZUoS

Scene is delighted to have been selected as a finalist of the Power Forward Challenge, a UK and Canada collaboration to ‘challenge Canadian and U.K. companies to design better power grids, connecting our nations to clean, user-friendly grids and helping to prevent power outages.’ Scene has been innovating within the energy system since 2011 and is pleased to bring its emphasis on local energy to this competition.

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We're hiring an embedded software engineer!

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We're hiring an embedded software engineer!

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.

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