Upside Energy: winners of the edieLive 2016 Innovation Competition

Upside Energy have just been announced winners of the 2016 Innovation Competition at edieLive, the energy, sustainability and resource efficiency conference held at the NEC Birmingham 17-18 May.

Upside Energy in the media

We had a busy few months at Upside Energy so we’ve compiled a round up of some of our recent press coverage.

Recent press articles include being identified as one of the five UK energy storage players you should know about in the new publication Network Magazine and coverage of our recent seed funding in Utility Week, Scottish Energy News, The Energyst and Social Stock Exchange.

Upside Energy Secures £545,000 Seed Funding

Upside Energy announced today that it has secured £545,000 in seed funding to expand operations, build out the senior management team and run a large scale pilot with National Grid.

Upside exceeded its target raise of £500,000 from ClearlySo’s extensive network of high-net-worth angel investors, along with support from industry leaders such as Ian Marchant, former CEO SSE, and Chris Joly from Vitol.

Innovate UK awards Balanced Energy Networks consortium £2.9m

Innovate UK has awarded £2.9m towards a £4m ICAX led consortium, including Upside Energy, to build a Balanced Energy Network at London South Bank University to demonstrate innovations in integrated energy supply chains.