Research & Development

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Northern Gas Networks, the gas distributor for the North of England, has joined forces with ITM Power to carry out a study which will examine the potential deployment of large-scale power-to-gas energy storage.

Substation sensor system being used at steel plant

Researchers at the University of Huddersfield have developed a new sensor system that can pick up partial discharges on electricity substations.

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Potential for using hydrogen to heat UK homes being explored...

The potential for using hydrogen to heat UK Homes is being explored by Arup and Kiwa Gastec as part of a UK government project.

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Electricity distribution networks - a new model for a new age...

Schneider Electric looks at how the distribution network operator (DNO) model is changing.

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Open Utility bags funding for local flexibility trading platform...

Open Utility has been awarded £412,500 by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) to develop a new online trading platform for local flexibility.

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Network distributors welcome taskforce findings

Gas and electricity network distributors have welcomed the findings of the Northern Energy Taskforce strategy.

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Research will assess the impact of utilities on society

Research that explores the social impact of network interventions on local communities is set to be carried out.

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Northern Powergrid to support new battery research

Northern Powergrid and Siemens are to work with academics at Newcastle University as part of the government's new £65 million battery research institute.