A new way to model Value of Lost Load
Tracey Kennelly of distribution network operator (DNO) Electricity North West, and Anuj Nayyar of energy specialist Frazer-Nash Consultancy, on their project to accurately assess the "value of lost load", and how all DNOs could benefit from the new modelling tool that will follow.
New energy storage research network setup
The Birmingham Centre for Energy Storage (BCES) will lead a new energy storage research network.
Technology & Operations
Study shows viability of hydrogen in Humber region
An independent study to enhance the evidence base for hydrogen technology has paved the way for its feasibility as a future clean energy source in the Humber region.
IGEM chosen to develop new hydrogen standards
The Institution of Gas Engineers & Managers (IGEM) has been chosen to develop hydrogen standards for the government's £25 million research and innovation programme.
Consumers want a role in Britain’s energy infrastructure, ENW research shows
Research from Electricity North West reveals 70% of British consumers believe they have a role to play in the UK's energy infrastructure, but 55% stated they did not know how to get involved.
Shaping the FLEXIS vision
FLEXIS (Flexible Integrated Energy Systems) is a £24.5 million research operation designed to develop an energy systems research capability in Wales which will build on the world class capability that already exists in Welsh universities. FLEXIS principal investigator Phil Bowen looks at who is involved and what progress is being made.
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.