Industry Insight

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Taking a whole-system approach

Pete Massey, founder and director of Upcurve Limited, discusses the benefits of taking a whole-system approach.

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Quality apprenticeships for networks

Dr Jacqueline Hall, associate director of the Energy & Utilities Independent Assessment Service (EUIAS), discusses the importance of assessing apprentices working in the sector.

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The evolving utility landscape

After years of comparative stability and predictability, power utilities' traditional business models are experiencing significant shift and disruption. Cisco's Andrew Longyear outlines why this requires a fresh approach to security, from protecting networks...

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Energy and transport integration

Faye Banks (director of energy) and Phil Proctor (associate director - smart grid technologies) from Costain discuss meeting climate change targets through the integration of energy and transport sectors.

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Developing a transport-energy plan

Faye Banks, director of energy at Costain, discusses integrating transport and energy networks to meet decarbonisation targets.

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Deploying energy storage solutions

The UK will hopefully see the addition of around 500 megawatts of operational battery storage within the next 12 months. If the regulatory regime in the UK is upgraded to allow for the growth in deployment of storage technologies, it is anticipated that...

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Providing real-time condition information

Elimpus Ltd has installed several of Vaisala's online transformer monitoring solutions on behalf of Scottish Power, a leading British energy provider, to provide real-time condition information.

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Asset management strategies are changing

Utilities have long used a cycle-based maintenance approach to asset management, including activities such as inspections, refurbishments and replacements. This industry insight from Nokia looks at how their approach is changing.