Siemens announces partnership with UK100
A network of mayors and council leaders is joining forces with Siemens to try to unlock a pipeline of clean energy projects worth more than £100bn as part of the UK's drive to meet net-zero emissions and the Paris Climate goals.
Gas’s role in a renewable world
Steve Urquhart, business development manager - distributed energy systems at Siemens looks at why we still need gas in a renewable world.
National Grid awards £300m of contracts on Hinkley Connection project
National Grid has announced the award of £300 million worth of construction contracts as work steps up on the Hinkley Connection project.
Siemens Portable Switch reference video in cooperation with UK Power Networks
The Portable Switch is a light weight outdoor vacuum circuit breaker that has load and fault breaking capability. Once installed, line crews can use it to easily switch the electricity supply on and off. This can be done from a safe distance as the operation of the device can be time delayed. See video below:
Siemens and University of Oxford partner to undertake research study
Siemens and the University of Oxford have been awarded funding from Innovate UK to develop a feasibility study to assess the value of creating a virtual private wire network (VPWN) to centrally manage the energy use of a site with multiple locations and energy sources.
Use of ammonia for green energy storage to be trialled
"Green ammonia" will be trialled as a form of energy storage at a demonstrator site in Oxfordshire next week.
Technology & Operations
Digitalising the network
The digital transformation of distribution networks to connect and monitor assets is not a new concept. But while the proliferation of connected devices enables organisations to gather data from the network, are UK operators doing enough to harness the opportunities of digitalisation? Siemens' Victor Sellwood - senior consultant, energy business advisory - speaks to Network.
Going digital: the hidden wealth of grids
Bernard Magee, head of strategy and marketing for power networks at Siemens Energy Management, discusses the benefits of digitalisation when it comes to sharing data.
Landmark energy partnership for Siemens and Keele University
Siemens has been appointed by Keele University to turn the West Midlands-based University campus into Europe's biggest smart energy network demonstrator.
Blue: when green just isn’t enough
Customers' views on performance, safety, total cost of ownership and the environment led Siemens to develop its Blue clean air switchgear technology, as Abhishek Sarkar, project manager for gas-insulated switchgear at Siemens, explains.