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Centrica Takes Hive Connected Home Solution into Europe

  • Posted on: 20 November 2017
  • By: chw staff

Centrica has partnered wtih Eni gas e luce of Italy. The five-year partnership arrangement will help Centrica to move its Hive smart home devices into the European market. Centrica also acquired Belgian power management firm REstore in deal worth €70 million (£62 million) in cash. Headquartered in Antwerp, REstore manages 1.7GW of peak load from a portfolio of industrial and commercial customers across Belgium, the UK, France and Germany.

British Gas HomeCare Customers get Smart Home Services with Boiler IQ

  • Posted on: 20 March 2016
  • By: Patrick Oliphant

As an IT manager responsible for hundreds of server systems I know the benefits of smart monitoring and getting an alert at the slightest indication of a problem on any of my servers. That is why almost a year to the date I wrote how I think the Connected Home will blur the line between business and domestic services and the direction of the connected home. Therefore, I was excited to hear that British Gas is developing a smart boiler solution that does just that.

nPower Selects Nest to Compete With British Gas Hive

  • Posted on: 15 May 2014
  • By: chw staff

Of the over 30 energy suppliers in the UK, for some time, only British Gas was offering a smart energy management platform as part of their energy services. Customer needing an energy management solution would have to do it independently or use British Gas Hive. Through a joint partnership with Nest, the smart thermostat company, nPower is offering their own smart energy management service to compete with British Gas.

British Gas Selects AlertMe For Smart Meter Advice Service

  • Posted on: 22 May 2012
  • By: Patrick Oliphant

AlertMeBritish Gas has selected AlertMe to offer what it calls “Personalised Energy Efficiency Advice Service” (PEEAS) to its smart meter customers in the UK.  Under the agreement, data from customers smart meters will be manage and analyse by AlertMe to help customers manage their energy.  According to AlertMe they will be conducting a pilot of up to 10,000 homes starting this summer.

British Gas and AlertMe Agreed Strategic and Commercial Partnership

  • Posted on: 11 October 2010
  • By: chw staff

AlertMe has signed a commercial and strategic partnership with British Gas, one the UK’s leading utility supplier last month as it went through a second round of investing, raising a total of £15 million. British Gas has invested £5.7 million for a 15.96 percent stake in AlertMe, making it a key investor along with VantagePoint Venture Partners, Index Ventures, Good Energies and SET Venture Partners. British Gas’s stake will give them a seat on the board of AlertMe.

Alertme, British Gas and Google Launched Home Energy Management Service for UK Consumer

  • Posted on: 28 October 2009
  • By: chw staff

alertme energy managementAlertMe, the award-winning home energy management service, announced the launch of AlertMe Energy, giving consumers the ability to monitor their home energy usage online and act on that information to reduce their bills and carbon footprint. AlertMe Energy includes easy-to-install hardware and an online service that can be accessed from any Web browser. It is also tightly integrated with Google PowerMeter, making it easy to track energy consumption live from an iGoogle home page.

British Gas & To Trial Home Energy Management Technologies

  • Posted on: 20 July 2009
  • By: admin

alertme premium kitBritish Gas New Energy and, the award- winning provider of smart energy saving systems for homes, have today announced an agreement that will see the two companies trial home energy management technologies, to help British Gas customers cut their energy consumption, save money and reduce their household carbon emissions.