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Energy access to all

The equiwatt team is on a mission to make clean energy more affordable and accessible to everyone. We are inspired by the opportunity for homes and technology to play an active part in reducing the cost of energy and lowering CO2 emissions through renewable energy usage.

Helping homes make a difference

The impact households can have on our Net-Zero ambitions is significant. We want to help every home support a reduction in household energy usage at peak times and shift it to times when cleaner, renewable energy is more abundant. Rewarding action and helping homes to see the impact they can have is engaging people across the country to change their energy habits.

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Simple, fun, accessible technology

The equiwatt team are inspired by the opportunity to make clean energy solutions more accessible and affordable for more homes. Our app is free and doesn’t require any expensive installations or tariffs that make life complicated for consumers. We connect to existing smart technologies to make connected appliances and electric vehicles easy. And we make it fun to change habits through rewards, prizes, and competitions.

Collectively building a virtual power plant

During times of peak demand, equiwatt automatically switches off appliances or pauses smart charging at the same time across our community. This collective energy saving effort is helping to build a virtual power plant that balances demand on our grid, reduces the need for polluting power plants and rewards our users for the difference they make to our energy systems.

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Team

Johnson

Johnson is a techie at heart with a passion for impact through entrepreneurship. He strongly believes in exponential innovation and is a cleantech fanatic. His eyes light up when he hears good food, live music, scenic walks or anything that's smart, connected or automated.

Geoff

Geoff is a self-confessed smart gadget addict with over 20 devices connected to his home WiFi! He is a technology marketer with an entrepreneurial streak who gets outdoors whenever possible on bike or foot and loves food, music and normal world socialising.

Atzin

Atzin is passionate about energy and sustainability. Born and raised in Mexico City, Edinburgh is Atzin's second home where she completed a masters in Energy, Society & Sustainability at the University of Edinburgh. Imperfect environmentalist, active hiker, runner and outdoors lover.

Mahen

Mahen has been creating tech startups since he was 16, and is dedicated to bringing products to life with great design. Born & raised in Sri Lanka, he created one of the country's first mobile apps to receive angel funding. When not at the PC, he is found doing yoga, meditating or with his face pressed to his camera.

Mark

Born and raised in the South West of England, Mark is a self-confessed foodie, with a passion for spending time with his family, sports, music and the great outdoors. A marketer by trade, Mark has a real interest in technology’s role in helping us all live more sustainably.

Joe

Joe is a PhD Student within the Power Systems Research Group at Newcastle University. His interest lies in how energy informatics and data science are applied to demand response. Research topics include graph and time-series deep learning on energy data.

Ravneet

Ravneet currently works with ORE Catapult managing £multi-million innovation programmes in energy. She is a cleantech ninja obsessed with supporting innovations that can change the world for good. She is an equality and diversity champion who loves to travel, explore and eat exquisite food!

Owen

Owen is an experienced Executive and Investor with a wealth of experience in successfully growing Start-ups and SME's. He is particularly passionate about helping young entrepreneurs to bring new exciting and sustainable technologies to market.

Help Centre

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