Social Innovation - Energy

Our homes are on the front line of combatting climate change. What technologies will make them more environmentally friendly?
Digital x Energy: perfect partners
What do pavements, coffee beans and magma have in common? It’s all about our future energy sources…
As we strive to decarbonise our energy network, two new digitised and decentralised technologies have emerged, which could make it a reality
It seems that electric vehicles are inevitably going to be common place in the future, but challenges remain that could slow a smooth transition.
Why is the debate on Nuclear so heated? We show how it’s similar to boiling a kettle!
From Japan’s first nuclear reactor to floating wind farms, this animation looks at the energy technologies Hitachi has developed over the last 60 years.
Ram Ramachander, Hitachi Europe’s Chief Digital Officer, gives his predictions of what role artificial intelligence and Internet of Things will have to play in the future of energy.
There’re lots of misconceptions out there about wind energy. From its cost to whether it’s actually harmful to the environment, we take a look at the top 3 myths.
Discover how energy consumption from fossil fuels has changed across Europe over the last fifty years.
Here we bring new energy technology back to basics and tell the story of how a smart grid works through a simple analogy
History tells us that developed countries have led the world in innovation; from the Industrial Revolution’s roots in Britain to the Information Age rising from Silicon Valley which have life as we know it possible. There’s a lingering misperception that developing countries are followers rather than leaders when it comes to technological development. Until now.
COP21 has given new impetus to the fight against climate change, with every country signed up having to agree on their own binding targets and announce their tactics to reach them. So which countries are walking the walk, not just talking the talk, about the fight against climate change?