Switched on Thinking

Welcome to the part of our site where we let thoughts flow freely. Our hope is to inspire new ways of thinking, and new ways of working, to help achieve our objective of a town that will shape its own future – and, possibly, that of the nation too.

At Electric Corby our aim is draw together the brightest ideas, the best people and the smartest funding. That way, we can deliver on our aim of making Corby a better place to be: a community that’s a great place to work and live.

Radical new thinking around harnessing clean energy is one key aspect of this – but it’s just one part of a bigger jigsaw.

Through Switched on Thinking we will drive Corby forward, promoting the latest ideas and opportunities that can help our businesses and our residents make the most of the clean and green revolution that’s changing our economy for the better.

The Zombie Grid lacks a brain

Okay, perhaps that’s a little harsh and our 20th Century grid has served us very well up to this point, but amongst other things the survival of any system, living or inanimate, is dependent on its resilience to environmental changes, shocks or injury. Historically the power grid has supplied a…

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Our Outlook for 2017

A happy new year from us at Electric Corby! 2016 was an eventful year, not least for UK energy, with cuts to renewable subsidies, the approval of Hinkley Point C, and the demise of the Department of Energy and Climate Change. This, alongside the uncertainty around Brexit, meant that the…

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Low Carbon Vehicle 2016

Electric Corby attended the Low Carbon Vehicle (LCV2016)event organised by Cenex at Millbrook. The exhibition presented a range of new technologies and ongoing projects (plus some amazing cars to admire).The highlight for myself was the host of professional seminars that offered a great insight into the area of Low Carbon…

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