Research & Development

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Following extensive market research, Hodgson Sayers has developed a new generation of security door sets that will change the face of the market.

Energy Systems Catapult and Beama formalise joint working...

The Energy Systems Catapult and Beama have signed a new agreement for joint working on energy system innovation.

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Cisco invests in UK smart grid future

Global technology giant Cisco has committed itself to accelerating UK smart grid innovation by becoming a tier 1 member of the Power Networks Demonstration Centre (PNDC) at Strathclyde University.

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PNDC seeks network data pioneers

The Power Networks Demonstration Centre (PNDC) has launched a competition for innovators in data monitoring to enable unprecedented visibility at distribution level.

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Scilly Isles move towards 'full energy independence'

Home battery company Moixa has started work on an energy systems project on the Isles of Scilly which will support the islands' "path to full energy independence".

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Composite is the best alternative to wooden poles

This paper explores in depth the issues and solutions, and gives a detailed insight into the innovative Jerol Composite Distribution and Transmission Poles.

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DNOs test self-healing cable to minimise leaks

Northern Powergrid and UK Power Networks (UKPN) are exploring the use of self-repairing polymers and resins to minimise leakage from damaged fluid filled cables.

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Vaisala Optimus provides Continuous Monitoring of Gassing Transformer...

Leading industrial measurement provider Vaisala collaborates with Fingrid (Finland's national transmission system operator). Their study demonstrates that, for transformers with a fault history, online measurement of dissolved gas levels is crucial, even...