Research & Development

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The Energy Networks Association has hit back at claims that the RIIO framework has failed to encourage electricity distribution networks to become truly innovative.

UK Power Networks to help UPS electrify deliveries

UK Power Networks has teamed up with logistics firm UPS to boost the number of electric vehicles operating from its delivery depot in Central London.

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Keeping electricity engineers safe, and comfortable

Field working, including pole erecting, cable laying and overhead line projects, can be both dangerous and gruelling. Staying safe, and being able to work for long periods of time in comfort, are success critical

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Hydrogen gas grid for Leeds moves a step closer

Plans to convert the gas grid in Leeds to run entirely on hydrogen have moved a step closer to becoming reality after Northern Gas Networks opened an office in the city dedicated to the endeavor.

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BEIS pipes £25m into hydrogen demo for heating

The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has revealed plans to pipe £25 million into a new programme exploring the use of hydrogen for heating.  

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Industry 'Breakthrough' - industry-first upgradeable security...

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

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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.