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Utility Week Congress 2018
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Getting ready to transform the power system
Eric Brown, the head of innovation at the Energy Systems Catapult, outlines the next stages of Future Power System Architecture Project
Preparing the Power System for 2030
The Future Power System Architecture project is working to understand how the system should move forward to meet these changes in demand by 2030. Eric Brown provides a brief overview of the next stages of the programme.
NGN partners in £30m integrated energy centre
Northern Gas Networks has partnered with the Centre for Integrated Energy Systems to set up a £30m research and demonstration facility for multi-vector energy systems.
Align network price controls to boost innovation
Ofgem should change to regulatory price control periods for gas and electricity networks in order to encourage joint investment planning and a "whole system" approach to decarbonisation, according to a leading academic.
ETI sets out multi-vector energy plan
A new report from the Energy Technologies Institute (ETI) has laid out possible strategies for achieving an integrated approach to energy system planning.
Move beyond vector-specific energy regimes
‘Whole system’ thinking for governance and regulation of energy networks could unlock untold efficiencies and business opportunity, says George Day
Editor’s weekly: Political turmoil hampers innovation direction
Continued uncertainty around the direction of travel for policy and regulation with regards to decentralised energy technologies and system responsibilities makes it difficult to measure innovation success, says Network's editor.
Innovation, technology & operations
Industry must break step to cross the bridge
The challenge of energy system transformation will require market participant to adopt new gaits says John Parsons.
Editor’s weekly: the next phase for decarbonisation
Whole system thinking about energy is coming into its own as the capacity of the power sector to take us further down the road to decarbonisation runs low.
Smart energy dynamics: language and modelling methodologies
After the Brexit vote, UK networks have a once in a generation opportunity to advance a whole system methodology for smart energy, says Duncan Botting.
Lord Bourne speaks out on Brexit energy risks
Writing exclusively for Network and Utility Week, Lord Bourne, parliamentary under secretary of state for the Department of Energy and Climate Change (Decc), says exiting the EU would be bad for energy investment, energy costs and energy security.
£15m competition to spur energy systems innovation
Innovate UK and the Knowledge Transfer Network have begun seeking out potential participants for an innovation competition aimed at creating new infrastructure systems, including energy.