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National Grid System Operability Framework (SOF) – The IET

Posted 19 Jan 2015 by IET in Policy, Regulation and Strategy, Smarter Networks

The case being developed by the IET’s Power Network Joint Vision expert group (PNJV) for a System Architect role to be created in order to ensure technical integration for the …


Integrated Transmission Planning and Regulation (ITPR) project: draft conclusions – The IET

Posted 19 Jan 2015 by IET in Policy, Regulation and Strategy, Smarter Networks

The ITPR project is a review of the arrangements for planning and delivering the onshore, offshore and cross-border electricity transmission networks in GB. It aims to ensure that transmission is …


New Energy Systems Catapult: Chairman appointed

Posted 16 Jan 2015 by Innovate UK in Smarter Networks, Technology Innovation

Nick Winser CBE has been appointed as Chairman of the new Catapult, set to open in April 2015. See the link for the full article.


BEAMA launches cross industry campaign – Control Your Home

Posted 12 Jan 2015 by BEAMA in Smart Consumers, Smarter Networks

BEAMA launched the cross industry campaign ‘Control Your Home’ at PHEX to tackle the 11 million homes paying too much to heat their homes. Government figures released this year show …


Delivering UK Energy Investment: Networks 2014 – Publications – GOV.UK

Posted 8 Jan 2015 by BEIS in Smarter Networks

Delivering UK Energy Investment: Networks 2015 provides an in-depth focus into the investment undertaken in networks, the challenges and opportunities on offer and a vision for what future integrated networks …


Integrated supply chains for energy systems – Funding competition – Innovate UK

Posted 6 Jan 2015 by Innovate UK in Funding, Research and Development, Smarter Networks, Technology Innovation

Innovate UK have recently launched a new competition: “Integrated supply chains for energy systems”. Up to £9.5m of funding is available for innovations that will address the need for a …


BEAMA launches New Connected Homes Group – BEAMA | News

Posted 18 Dec 2014 by BEAMA in Smart Consumers, Smarter Networks

BEAMA is globally recognised for its representation of the UK industry for intelligent smart metering and has been the primary trade body in developing the specification for the smart meter …


Power electronics – enabling a resilient energy system (Collaborative R&D) – Funding competition – Innovate UK

Posted 12 Dec 2014 by Innovate UK in Funding, Research and Development, Smarter Networks, Technology Innovation

In 2013, Innovate UK, in partnership with the Welsh Government and the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (ESPRC), invested approximately £5.4m in a programme of technical feasibility studies, collaborative …


Power electronics – enabling a resilient energy system (Feasibility study) – Funding competition – Innovateuk

Posted 12 Dec 2014 by Innovate UK in Funding, Research and Development, Smarter Networks, Technology Innovation

In 2013, Innovate UK, in partnership with the Welsh Government and the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (ESPRC), invested approximately £5.4m in a programme of technical feasibility studies, collaborative …


Localised Energy Systems Competition Results

Posted 9 Dec 2014 by Innovate UK in Funding, Research and Development, Smarter Networks, Technology Innovation

Innovate UK and the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) invested £11m in a programme of collaborative research and development to stimulate innovation in localised energy systems. The UK …