USER project

350 households trial ‘smart hubs’ to help balance the UK’s energy system

350 households will trial ‘smart hubs’ that revolutionise hot water cylinders and support the low carbon transition. The USER Project was awarded government funding in 2019 to demonstrate the demand-side-response potential of the UK’s 9 million hot water cylinders using Levelise AI-led optimization and Baxi Heating hardware. The homes taking part in the trial have […]

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How cylinders are evolving to improve efficiency

George Linder, Product Manager for cylinders at Heatrae Sadia, explores the future of cylinders and how the USER project has the potential to make these reliable heating solutions even smarter as well as helping to balance the national grid. Although cylinders haven’t changed a great deal over recent years, developments are now being made due […]

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