Broker Bot Survey

SmartKlub is creating a “Broker Bot” online sales channel that automatically matches energy product suppliers to their perfect customers while you sleep. By answering this confidential survey, you can help influence our approach. Think of Broker Bot as a Skyscanner or Booking.com for the sustainable energy industry. If you are a Supplier, Manufacturer, Consultant or[…]

Lord Henley Opens SmartKlub’s Trent Basin Project

A ground-breaking community energy scheme, which enables residents to generate, store and use solar electricity, has been officially switched on in Nottingham by the Rt. Hon. Lord Henley, the Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS). SmartKlub are the Community Energy Service Company (ESCO) innovators on the University of Nottingham-led project,[…]

SmartKlub Help Launch New Regeneration & Retrofit Vision

On 11 October in Manchester, Charles Bradshaw-Smith co CEO of SmartKlub, presented a critical element of the UKGBC’s new report on how to better retrofit communities with energy efficiency measures in order to meet UK 2050 climate change targets and regenerate social value in neighbourhoods. The new approach is well summed up by the following sentence[…]

SmartKlub meets Energy Minister

Charles Bradshaw-Smith co-CEO of SmartKlub met with Claire Perry MP Minister for Climate Change & Industry on 24 July to coincide with BEIS announcement on Smart Energy.  The minister was visiting the University of Nottingham to learn more about their energy research and in particular learn about Project SCENe where SmartKlub is innovating a new[…]

Building the Energy Data Infrastructure for a City

ODI Leeds & SmartKlub Leeds are collaborating on this exciting and ambitious project from June 2017. We plan to publish, use and share as much data as we can about our energy system to start the process of building the best data infrastructure at city scale in the UK. Data is infrastructure – it takes[…]

SmartKlub Open for Business in Scotland

Charles Bradshaw-Smith launched SmartKlub Scotland in Edinburgh on 23 May at the Low Carbon Scotland conference in front of Paul Wheelhouse, SNP MSP Minister for Business, Innovation & Energy. SmartKlub chaired two sessions during Scotland’s leading conference for local authorities and energy service providers.  In the opening session, Charles explained SmartKlub’s services including their revolutionary[…]

SmartKlub Scotland Launches in May

SmartKlub is pleased to announce that it has established SmartKlub Scotland.  Devolved Scotland is particularly well suited and motivated to establish localised energy generation and storage in the community.    This extends SmartKlub’s reach beyond its existing territories in England and Wales including city partnerships in Leeds, Milton Keynes and Nottingham.  SmartKlub sees this as[…]

SmartKlub creating a SCENe…

SmartKlub is pleased to announce its success in winning a major new Innovate UK funded research project.  Called Project SCENe (Sustainable Community Energy Networks), the aim of the project is to accelerate the adoption of “off grid” energy in the UK (i.e. minimised use of the national grid). SmartKlub and its collaborators will achieve this by[…]

SmartKlub joins UK Green Build Council task group

SmartKlub’s previous blog highlights the social benefits that can be delivered through community led retrofit programmes, specifically from Nottingham’s “Secure Warm Modern programme”. We hope that this has sparked your interest in energy efficiency projects being more than just about kWhs! SmartKlub believes that more community projects like this are needed to help create local[…]