Jun 04, 2024

Press Release: equiwatt and ScottishPower Shortlisted for Decentralised Energy Awards

London, UK - June 4th, 2024 - equiwatt and ScottishPower are thrilled to announce their joint nomination for the prestigious Decentralised Energy Awards shortlist. Acknowledged in submission for the Digitalisation category, their nomination celebrates the impactful collaboration behind the Power Saver App, a pioneering solution in the energy sector.

Hosted by the Association for Decentralised Energy (ADE), the leading trade association for decentralised energy in the UK, the Decentralised Energy Awards are known for honouring innovation and excellence in the industry. They represent a significant milestone for ScottishPower and equiwatt with this nomination underscoring their commitment to revolutionising energy accessibility and sustainability.

Rob McGaughey, Head of Smart Heat and Cities at ScottishPower, expressed his enthusiasm, stating, "We are honoured to be recognised for our efforts in driving digital innovation in the energy sector. This nomination reflects our dedication to empowering consumers and advancing towards a greener, more resilient energy future."

equiwatt's CEO, Johnson Fernandes, echoed McGaughey's sentiments, adding, "Collaborating with ScottishPower to develop the Power Saver App has been a testament to the transformative potential of technology in promoting energy efficiency. We are proud to be at the forefront of digitalisation in decentralised energy solutions."

The Power Saver App, a culmination of equiwatt and ScottishPower's expertise, has achieved remarkable milestones. With a 14X increase in flex capacity and 10X user growth on equiwatt's virtual power plant, the app has significantly enhanced consumer access to energy flexibility.

Commenting on the app's impact, McGaughey highlighted its role in advancing the UK's energy transition goals, fostering inclusivity, and building community engagement. "The Power Saver App is not just a technological innovation; it's a catalyst for change," he remarked.

The ADE Decentralised Energy Awards will unveil the winners at the organisation's annual gala dinner on June 12, 2024, at Church House, Westminster. ScottishPower and equiwatt eagerly anticipate the event and look forward to celebrating with industry leaders and peers.

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Decentralised Energy Awards