Keele University: paving the way for intelligent energy grid research
Keele University is Europe’s model for intelligent energy grid research, developing new models for localised sustainable energy
tRIIO uses BIM for Albert Court gas mains replacement
Gas engineering business tRIIO, a joint venture organisation owned by Morrison Utility Services and Skanska UK, has completed major gas mains replacement work on Albert Court
Surge in popularity for ‘Power Up’ safety website as parents teach at home
UK Power Networks' free website designed to help children stay safe around electricity has seen its visitor numbers rise by more than 90%
Coronavirus: the networks react
The unprecedented pressures of the COVID-19 pandemic are putting energy networks’ resilience to the test, writes Network editor, Barnaby Dracup.
Distributed ReStart project: live trials
In a pre-corona world, Network spoke to Peter Chandler, project lead for the ground-breaking Distributed ReStart project about the challenges it will face as it embarks on live trials this summer
CNG opens Europe’s largest renewable biomethane refuelling station
CNG opens Europe’s largest renewable biomethane refuelling station, one of two new facilities offering a low-carbon alternative to diesel for HGVs.
North West poised to deliver £7bn investment into low carbon skills
The North West Energy & Hydrogen Cluster is to set out a roadmap for low carbon skills in the region.
Penso Power grows Europe’s largest battery storage scheme to 150MW
UK renewable energy and battery storage company, Penso Power, has secured land rights, planning permission and a grid connection offer to extend its 100MW Minety battery storage scheme in Wiltshire by a further 50MW.
SP Energy Networks creates real-time digital network model
Protect electrical equipment from insulation failure
Insulation faults are a major cause leading to the eventual failure of electrical equipment. Partial discharge (PD) is a very reliable indicator of developing insulation faults. Regular PD testing allows users to detect and analyze PD activity