NEWS

Here you will find the latest news from VINCI Energies United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland

15 JAN 2020

Foundation VINCI UK Foundation awards £7,200 to Canley Community Centre to help drive healthy eating habits

Canley Community Centre in Coventry has received £7,200 from the VINCI UK Foundation for a new kitchen so it can run healthy eating and cooking classes that help local residents eat well on a budget.

09 JAN 2020

Foundation VINCI UK Foundation opens applications for 2020 funding to charities tackling social exclusion

The VINCI UK Foundation invites charities across the UK and Republic of Ireland to apply for grants that will help them improve access to employment, mobility and housing for people suffering from social exclusion.

04 DEC 2019

Blog Piece How a Smart Grid Works

By introducing sensors in our homes and places of work – known as smart meters – utility companies receive real-time data about energy use to better prepare and model future demand. As sensors become cheaper and the Internet of Things (IoT) becomes widespread, utilities are adding more sophisticated technologies to the power grid – known as a smart grid.

20 NOV 2019

Blog Piece Smart grids: How energy is becoming more intelligent

Over the next 30 years, changes to the way we produce and consume electricity will have a significant impact on our grid infrastructure. Spencer Thompson, Business Development Director at VINCI Energies, discusses how smart grids are providing the solution…

13 NOV 2019

Foundation VINCI UK Foundation awards £10,000 to Arts4Wellbeing

The Welsh branch of Arts4Wellbeing – a charity that provides arts and crafts sessions to help alleviate social exclusion – has received funding from the VINCI UK Foundation to increase the number of pop-up studios in rural South Wales.

07 NOV 2019

Foundation VINCI UK Foundation awards £3,000 to charitable organisation for men’s health and wellbeing in the Republic of Ireland

Ballaghaderreen Men’s Shed, part of the Men’s Shed Association in Co. Roscommon, Ireland, is a community shed that provides a place for craftwork and social interaction. They will use the funding to purchase the woodworking tools they need to expand the amenities they can offer.