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Why energy storage is going to revolutionise the electricity...

Find out why UK Power Networks think that energy storage is going to revolutionise the electricity system. See video below:

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Cadent's 'Gas-Bots'

Cadent's 'Gas-Bots' are being used to repair gas pipes in London. The CISBOT has been used beneath one of London's busiest locations - The Strand.

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Siemens Portable Switch reference video in cooperation with UK...

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...

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Delivering electricity to the grid

Ørsted's Walney Extension Offshore Wind Farm, located off England's north west coastline, will become the world's largest wind farm when it is completed later this year. A high-performance heat-conducting concrete is being used to maximise the transmission...

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The future role of gas

The future role of Cadent's gas network, the innovations they are using now and what their plans for the future are.

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Keeping networks safe

The changing face of networks could allow hackers more opportunities to target the UK's major power companies. Greg Pitcher explores the issues.

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IEC 61850 and the revolution in substation communications

In this CPD-accredited article, produced in association with Schneider Electric, Network looks at the latest developments in peer-to-peer communications for power networks.

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Unifying communications to combat cyberthreats

Reviewing communication networks is key to protecting the nation's critical utility infrastructures, argues SmartUC's Mike Norfield.