Press Release

Equans partners with UrbanChain to deliver virtual power plant in Dudley

Equans, has announced a major boost for its pioneering project in Brockmoor, Dudley, where the company is set to deliver Europe’s first net zero carbon neighbourhood - tackling climate change and fuel poverty in tandem.

Equans will partner with UrbanChain, a peer-to-peer (P2P) energy exchange company and Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council (DMBC) to progress with developing and deploying one of the UK’s first Virtual Power Plant’s (VPP) in council-owned building stock to create a pooled energy solution in Brockmoor.

About Equans

This Equans is a subsidiary of the Bouygues group. In the UK & Ireland, Equans is a provider of sustainable facilities management and regeneration, and cutting-edge energy and digital services. Our 15,000 employees combine these activities to help businesses, communities, public sector organisations and government to embrace the energy transition towards net zero - and also the digital & industrial transitions that are together redesigning the way we move, work and live.

Globally, Equans is a world leader in the energy and services sector with operations in 20 countries, 90,000 employees working on 5 continents and sales of 18.8 billion euros in 2023.

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