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Hive Honeycomb

The intelligent energy platform

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Hive Honeycomb

The intelligent energy platform

Demand side response and smart energy

Connect to the future of energy

Hive Honeycomb is a technology platform connecting energy users in revolutionary new ways – for a smarter, more sustainable future.

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Welcome to Honeycomb

At Hive, we want your home, your community and your business to be part of the energy system of the future. And we want you to benefit – through energy that’s cost efficient and low carbon.


Our Honeycomb platform is putting new power into the hands of energy consumers – helping them take first steps towards net zero. And we’ve only begun to explore the possibilities of what comes next.

Winding road through a green forest with a single car on the road

Welcome to Honeycomb

At Hive, we want your home, your community and your business to be part of the energy system of the future. And we want you to benefit – through energy that’s cost efficient and low carbon.


Our Honeycomb platform is putting new power into the hands of energy consumers – helping them take first steps towards net zero. And we’ve only begun to explore the possibilities of what comes next.

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How it works

Hive Honeycomb connects heating systems, electric vehicles, solar panels and battery systems on one smart platform. Using the latest AI, automation and mathematical optimisation technologies, we can manage and optimise each element to create something smarter and more powerful.

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How it works

Hive Honeycomb connects heating systems, electric vehicles, solar panels and battery systems on one smart platform. Using the latest AI, automation and mathematical optimisation technologies, we can manage and optimise each element to create something smarter and more powerful.

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The virtual power plant

By connecting homes, devices, businesses and communities, Hive is building the virtual power plant of the future. The software platform unlocks new flexibility in how and when energy is used, generated and stored – and delivers back energy that’s cheaper and more sustainable.

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The virtual power plant

By connecting homes, devices, businesses and communities, Hive is building the virtual power plant of the future. The software platform unlocks new flexibility in how and when energy is used, generated and stored – and delivers back energy that’s cheaper and more sustainable.

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Partner with us

We’re already working with businesses across a range of sectors to help them achieve next-gen energy optimisation. Our close partnership approach aims to combine your own internal capabilities with the extensive energy expertise found within Hive and the wider British Gas and Centrica group.

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Partner with us

We’re already working with businesses across a range of sectors to help them achieve next-gen energy optimisation. Our close partnership approach aims to combine your own internal capabilities with the extensive energy expertise found within Hive and the wider British Gas and Centrica group.

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How we can help you

Here are just a few examples of how we can help you prepare for the possibilities of the new energy system:

  • Enhancing your tech in demand side response, control, intelligent energy management and optimisation

  • Integrating your products into Hive’s ecosystem of Intelligent Energy and Net Zero compatible devices and appliances

  • Helping you to build, operate and monetise Virtual Power Plants

  • Generating new value sources for your customers

Top half of a smartphone, on a white background, showing on the screen an image of the Hive logo

How we can help you

Here are just a few examples of how we can help you prepare for the possibilities of the new energy system:

  • Enhancing your tech in demand side response, control, intelligent energy management and optimisation

  • Integrating your products into Hive’s ecosystem of Intelligent Energy and Net Zero compatible devices and appliances

  • Helping you to build, operate and monetise Virtual Power Plants

  • Generating new value sources for your customers

Our case studies

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From humble hot water tank… to virtual power plant

Thanks to a partnership between Hive and Mixergy, over 1,000 water tanks installed in homes across the UK are now delivering 1MW of flexible power to the National Grid.

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Building a virtual energy market in Cornwall

Hive Honeycomb platform builds on the same technology that connected over 200 homes and businesses to build the innovative Cornwall Local Energy Market (LEM).

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A virtual power plant for every home

In 2019 we collaborated with sonnen to install a network of 100 domestic batteries that formed the UK’s most advanced virtual power plant.

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Let’s talk

We’re already helping our partners to deliver the energy system of the future for their customers. Get in touch to discuss how we could help you do the same with our Hive Honeycomb platform.

Overhead view of electricity pylon surrounded by green trees

Let’s talk

We’re already helping our partners to deliver the energy system of the future for their customers. Get in touch to discuss how we could help you do the same with our Hive Honeycomb platform.

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