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Drone project begins flight trials on energy network assets

A project, exploring how drone technology can be used to inspect network infrastructure, is set to begin conducting trials on both the electricity and gas networks this spring.

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Northern Powergrid to improve York City centre's electricity...

Northern Powergrid is embarking on a £300,000 investment to improve the reliability and resilience of the electricity network serving York city centre.

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Northern Powergrid investigates transformer heat recovery viability...

Northern Powergrid has joined forces with Arup to help manage losses from its power network by investigating the reuse of heat generated by its transformers.

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Unlocking the value of flexibility for networks

As flexibility procurement becomes a crucial tool for distribution network operators (DNOs), energy users are presented with a new opportunity, writes Andrew McKenna, commercial manager at Northern Powergrid, who is leading the development of the company's...

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Northern Powergrid partners with Newcastle University to improve...

Northern Powergrid has joined forces with Newcastle University to enhance its understanding of electrical losses from the region's power network.

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Northern Powergrid employee awarded OBE

Rod Gardner, Northern Powergrid's head of network operations, has received his OBE from His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales.

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Amey secures £40m framework with Northern Powergrid

Amey has secured a £40 million framework with network operator Northern Powergrid to carry out overhead line condition and vegetation surveys.

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New flexibility approach unveiled

Northern Powergrid has unveiled a plan that could see supermarkets, factories and large offices in the North East, Yorkshire and northern Lincolnshire helping to keep electricity distribution costs lower for their communities, while earning extra income....