£2.2 million UK-Canada Power Forward Challenge project – 36 sites in the UK planned for deployments, Bruntwood to provide 6 buildings, 4 sites in Canada to be connected.
The project runs from 2019 to early 2021, involving 8 partners: Qbots Energy (lead), Bruntwood, Manchester Metropolitan University (MMU), Hildebrand, Energy Catapult Systems (ECS), ICONICS, Penso Power and Dunsky. The objective is to bring data-driven smart energy services to SMEs. ENERGY-IQ will be trialled and demonstrated in at least 12 office buildings, 5 light industrial sites and 20 retail & hospitality shops. In addition, 4 pilot sites will be chosen in Canada for trials.
The project is funded by BEIS (the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy) and part-funded by individual partners.