The use of technology to optimise all parts of the energy system from supply and storage to the consumer is driving a new wave of innovation. This brings with it a need for better understanding to shape policy, a role which is increasingly being aided by the use of geographic information, writes Abigail Page of the Association for Geographic Information

Event Diary

The largest flood exhibition and conference in the world is coming to London’s ExCeL in September.

The Emergency Services Show takes place at the NEC from 20-21 September and is the only UK event for all involved in public safety.

World of Learning will feature even more opportunities to discover the latest in learning and development (L&D) with over 100 exhibitors, The Technology Test Drive, Learning Design Live, live workshops, one-to-one consultations, free seminars and its renowned annual conference.