We developed a website to promote better energy, greater prosperity.
Energy Transitions Website Development
Our mission / brief
We were asked to develop an easy to update website to educate the public on cleaner energy and to promote the research work of a new commission dedicated to improving the world’s green energy usage. We were also asked to build a secure hosting platform that could scale with demand.
With a clear brief we set about collaboratively wire-framing, designing and user testing a clean, modern and bright web website. The goal was to create a destination site where users could easily find content published by the commission. The proposed platform would need to be easy to maintain and support the work of the commission over the coming years.
We worked closely with the the commission team and prospective users to develop an elegant platform for the presentation of the commission’s work. The design was validated with end users and a round of iterations made to make improvements for mobile and tablet viewing.
CMS templates were developed for a number of different content types along with modules enabling data capture and brochure downloads.
We built out the server architecture using the Rackspace Cloud allowing for scaling up and down of the service based on demand as well as meeting the commission’s security procurement requirements.
The website has been well received by the commission and its users and continues to receive regular Global traffic from 26 countries. The commission regularly use the platform to update users on research news and to publish reports for download. We continue to manage the cloud hosting and maintenance updates to the website for the commission.