Pitching Your Innovations to UK Energy Networks
Welcome to the EIC’s guide to pitching your innovations to UK Energy Networks. As a Small-Medium Enterprise in the energy sector, you have the potential to make a big impact with your ideas. But in order to succeed, you need to effectively communicate the value of your innovation to potential partners and investors. In this page, we’ll provide you with tips and advice on how to craft a compelling pitch and make a lasting impression on UK Energy Networks.
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Key Information To Include In Your Presentation
Short description of the challenge your innovation will address.
An overview of your proposed solution / proposal, including the Unique Selling Point.
The potential financial and/or social benefits to the Energy Networks and consumers.
Scope of the proposal: Provide specific details on what you propose.
Funding required and proposed timescales.
Provide details of any relevant discussions or work previously undertaken with the Networks.
“When pitching your innovation idea to an Energy Network, focus on the potential impact and benefits it can bring to the industry and society. Demonstrate how your idea can revolutionise the way energy is transmitted, distributed and how it can contribute to a more sustainable future.”
The Top 3 Tips from the EIC Team
Clearly communicate what problem your innovation aims solve and what opportunity it creates to deliver benefits and make a change for the better.
Be concise and to the point. Make sure your pitch is focused and clearly communicates the potential benefits to both consumers and the networks. Be prepared to validate this with data.
Practice your pitch beforehand to ensure that you are confident and articulate when presenting. Keep to the timeframes and guidance received.
Other considerations when pitching.
Things to avoid when pitching
When pitching an idea to the UK Energy Networks, it’s important to avoid:
1. Being unprepared.
2. Overloading your presentation with too much information and technical jargon.
3. Being too sales orientated.
Software Recommendations for your Presentation
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