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ETI signs research contract with DNV GL to assess gas network future scenarios « ETI

Posted 21 Oct 2014 by Energy Technologies Institute in Smarter Networks, Technology Innovation

The Energy Technologies Institute (“ETI”) has awarded a major contract to DNV GL to project manage its Gas Vector Transition Pathways Development Project. Between now and 2050, the energy systems …


The University of Edinburgh have undertaken a pilot study for the ETI on the current activities and future impact of local engagement in UK energy systems « ETI

Posted 21 Oct 2014 by Energy Technologies Institute in Research and Development, Smarter Networks

The University of Edinburgh have undertaken a pilot study for the ETI on the current activities and future impact of local engagement in UK energy systems. Their report provides the …


Smart Grids will Ensure Affordable and Low Carbon Security of Supply

Posted 21 Oct 2014 by Energy Networks Association in Smarter Networks

The UK’s largest smart grid conference has begun today in Aberdeen setting out the critical innovation and new technologies that will ensure security of supply that is affordable to consumers …


GridON’s Fault Current Limiter successfully suppresses multiple network faults during first year in service « ETI

Posted 21 Oct 2014 by Energy Technologies Institute in Research and Development, Smarter Networks, Technology Innovation

GridON’s breakthrough fault current limiter (FCL), which suppresses the damaging currents resulting from electricity network faults, has successfully completed its first year of operational service on UK Power Networks’ primary …


European Commission Launches Grid Infrastructure Communication Toolkit

Posted 17 Oct 2014 by Smarter UK in International, Research and Development, Smart Consumers, Smarter Networks, Technology Innovation

The European Commission has launched an online Grid Infrastructure Communication Toolkit in an effort to facilitate and inform the stakeholder dialogue necessary to implement European grid development projects with the …


Update on competition in connections market review

Posted 17 Oct 2014 by Smarter UK in Policy, Regulation and Strategy, Smarter Networks

Ofgem are currently in the process of reviewing the market for new connections to the electricity distribution system. They recently ran a call for information to give interested parties the …


How we heat our homes has to change « ETI

Posted 15 Oct 2014 by Energy Technologies Institute in Research and Development, Smarter Networks, Technology Innovation

How we heat our homes has to change Grant Bourhill of the Energy Technologies Institute (ETI) discusses creating future-proof and economic local heating solutions for the UK The challenge of …


ETI appoints PRP Innovate, Peabody & VINCI Facilities to demonstrate novel retrofit of houses « ETI

Posted 15 Oct 2014 by Energy Technologies Institute in Research and Development, Smarter Networks, Technology Innovation

ETI appoints PRP Innovate, Peabody and VINCI Facilities to demonstrate novel retrofit of domestic houses. • ETI appoints PRP and Peabody in collaboration with VINCI Facilities for £475,000 project to …


ETI appoints Europe Economics to develop modelling framework « ETI

Posted 15 Oct 2014 by Energy Technologies Institute in Research and Development, Smarter Networks, Technology Innovation

ETI appoints Europe Economics to develop modelling framework to assess economic benefits of more energy efficient buildings and networks programme • Europe Economics to develop a modelling framework to help …


ETI collaborates with local authorities to develop future-proof and economic local energy systems « ETI

Posted 15 Oct 2014 by Energy Technologies Institute in Research and Development, Smarter Networks, Technology Innovation

ETI collaborates with local authorities to develop future-proof and economic local energy systems for the UK • Workshop to explore provision of efficient heat and comfort to homes and businesses …