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Tuesday, December 6, 2016
Tech firms and start-ups win EDF Energy Awards for innovation
A London media start-up that helps children become computer coders is one of the first winners of the EDF Energy Pulse Awards for innovation. The Awards, which build on the success of the international EDF Pulse Awards launched in 2013, invited start-ups and entrepreneurs to enter one of four categories with up to £100,000 worth of investment available to support the development of the winning ideas and products.
EDF Energy launches voice controlled energy accounts with Amazon Alexa
Innovation means customers can ask Alexa to check balances, tariffs, payments and submit meter readings EDF Energy has today announced a new and easy way for customers to control their energy account, through Amazon’s Alexa voice service. EDF Energy, the UK’s largest producer of low carbon electricity, is the first energy supplier to create an Alexa skill, as Amazon launches Alexa alongside its smart speaker, Amazon Echo, in the UK.
Call for start-ups, innovators and entrepreneurs to get on board with energy innovation EDF Energy has today launched the EDF Energy Pulse Awards, a competition to crowd source innovative ideas to address key challenges facing the energy industry.
EDF Energy welcomes today’s switching figures, which show over 300,000 people switched their energy supplier last month, a record high for July, bringing the total number of switches in 2016 to over two and a half million.
EDF Energy Funds £100,000 Energy Efficiency Scheme to Help Flood Affected Homes in Cumbria
EDF Energy, the UK’s largest producer of low-carbon electricity, today announced the completion of a £100,000 scheme that has helped to fund energy efficiency measures in 36 flood affected homes in Kendall and Carlisle.
Energy efficiency project helps over 300 Social Housing tenants save money on energy bills
An award winning joint project between EDF Energy, Westdale Services Ltd and Rykneld Homes has helped 330 social housing tenants in North East Derbyshire save money on their energy bills and cut carbon emissions, thanks to the installation of a range of energy efficiency measures.