£2.8m substation boosts Perth’s electricity network
Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN) has completed a £2.8 million substation upgrade in Perth.
Northern Powergrid carrying out substation upgrade
Northern Powergrid is carrying out a £4 million upgrade to a substation which will help maintain the reliability of electricity supplies to more than 90,000 customers.
UKPN and National Grid carrying out £20m network upgrade
UK Power Networks and National Grid are delivering a £20 million electricity upgrade in Hertfordshire.
SP Energy Networks completes £4m Edinburgh upgrade
SP Energy Networks has completed a £4m project to modernise a key part of the power network in Central Scotland.
Technology & Operations
WPD starts work on £6m Cadbury substation
Western Power Distribution (WPD) has started work on a £6 million scheme that serves Cadbury's historic factory in Bournville, Birmingham.
Aberdeen substation transformed
An Aberdeen substation has been transformed into a colourful boombox mural thanks to a collaboration between the local community and an international artist.
SP Energy Networks starts £1.7m substation upgrade
SP Energy Networks is due to start a £1.7 million upgrade to an electricity substation in Fife.
Murphy awarded substation contract by National Grid
J. Murphy & Sons Limited has been awarded a contract by National Grid worth nearly £24 million to design and build a new electricity substation in Barking, East London.
£6m network investment in East Kilbride
SP Energy Networks has completed the build of a new primary substation in Lanarkshire following a £6 million investment.
Vandalism of substation threatens flood defences in Salford
Flood defences installed to provide improved flood protection to almost 2,000 homes in Salford after the 2015 Boxing Day floods are under threat due to vandalism of a local electricity substation.
Technology & Operations
SSEN substation reinforcement approved by Highland Council
Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN) has secured planning consent for the upgrade and refurbishment of its transmission substation at Fort Augustus.
£8m investment to boost power network in Leicester
Western Power Distribution is investing £8 million on a power upgrade in Leicester.
WPD completes Marazion transformer replacement
Western Power Distribution has completed a £350,000 project to replace an 11kV transformer at Marazion substation in Cornwall.
Flexibility is key
As networks seek to respond to changing operational demands and the ongoing drive for efficiency, flexibility is key.
UKPN investing £1.2m in Brighton power upgrade
UK Power Networks has started work on a £1.2 million project to upgrade Brighton's electricity supplies.
UKPN completes Stowmarket upgrade
UK Power Networks has completed a £7.2 million project to boost electricity supplies for homes and businesses across Stowmarket in Suffolk.
Final stage of Lewes power upgrade starts
UK Power Networks has started work on the final stage of a £2 million project to upgrade electricity supplies in Lewes, Sussex.
WPD carrying out cable upgrade project in Cornwall
Western Power Distribution is carrying out a project which will see it replace 3km of cables and install a new substation in Falmouth, Cornwall.
42 Technology launches new substation monitoring system
42 Technology has developed a monitoring system for secondary electrical distribution substations.
WPD carrying out substation improvements
A £6 million investment project which will see equipment upgraded at a primary substation site that supplies much of the electricity powering Birmingham city centre is being carried out by Western Power Distribution.
Airport’s power infrastructure to be delivered by UKPN Services
UK Power Networks Services will provide power infrastructure services for Manchester Airport.
SP Energy Networks completes £22m network upgrade
SP Energy Networks has completed a £22 million project to construct a major new substation in Cuerdley.
Noise reduction technology being used at substation
UK Power Networks has installed pioneering noise reduction technology at a West London substation.
Technology & Operations
SSEN starts reinforcement work at Tomatin
The construction of a new substation and overhead line is underway at Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN) Tomatin site.
Loch Buidhe substation powers up
Half of a new substation is now live and working as part of Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN) network in the north of Scotland.
ZIV and BES deliver successful SAS project in Sierra Leone
ZIV has helped upgrade and extend a substation in Sierra Leone.
National Grid goes green in world first substation gas trial
One of National Grid's substations will be the first in the world to use a new 'green' environmentally friendly alternative to SF gas when it is energised this month.
ABB and Fluor join forces for energy revolution
ABB and global engineering firm Fluor have announced a partnership which will enhance their ability to deliver smart substation projects globally.
SPEN select GE to supply UK’s first multi-vendor digital substation
SP Energy Networks (SPEN) has selected GE to supply an intelligent digital substation with multi-vendor interoperability for the network operator’s Future Intelligent Network Substation (Fitness) project.