Power play: an interview with John Pettigrew
What does the energy system's most influential chief executive think about current transformation challenges?
Smart energy dynamics: the need for new architecture
Steel yourself for some tough decisions in the next five to ten years says Duncan Botting as concludes a series of articles on smart energy dynamics.
Editor’s weekly: A challenge awaits response
Network editor Jane Gray breaks down the content of the Future Power Systems Architecture report and wonders if industry will embrace its challenge.
Change voltage and frequency limits for power system transformation, says academic
Changes to the established limits for voltage and frequency in the UK power system should be changed quickly to enable wider system transformation to progress, Newcastle University’s Professor Phil Taylor has said.
EU network codes will have unintended consequences for UK energy system warns expert
The introduction of EU network codes could have negative unintended consequences for the evolution of the UK power system, industry expert John Scott has warned.
New governance needed for UK power grid: FPSA report
New organisational and governance capabilities will be required in order to support urgent reform of the UK power grid's functionality, according to the authors of the Future Power Systems Architecture (FPSA) report.
Editor’s weekly: The department is dead, long live the department!
Network editor Jane Gray reviews the demise of Decc and the rise of the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy.
FPSA to “challenge” established power system architecture
The Future Power System Architecture Project will “challenge the established architecture” of the power system and identify 35 new or extended functions for the UK power grid when it submits its full report in July, industry leaders heard at an event in London last night.
Integration imperative: Q&A with Philip New
Cross-vector solutions are not an energy system nice to have says Catapult chief executive.
The DSO transition: an urgent matter
The need for distribution network operators to evolve is a present and urgent matter says ENA’s David Smith – not a problem to be shelved for the future.
Re-imagining our power system architecture
Dr Simon Harrison sets out why a clearer understanding of power system architecture is necessary for the future and how this is architecture is being defined.
Building the dream: energy systems integration
Is it real life? Or just fantasy? Network explores the vision of a single energy system – why should we desire it and is it feasible to create?
Systems advocate joins Catapult board
The Energy Systems Catapult has appointed an expert in whole energy system modelling to join its board, strengthening its expertise in energy systems integration.