Thursday 31st July 2014
The Customer-Led Network Revolution has achieved a major project milestone. Two key test bed networks in Northumberland and Darlington are now being fully monitored and controlled by the active network management system developed for the project GUS (Grand…
Location: Washington, USA
Senior Smart Grid Researchers from Newcastle Universities School of Electrical and Electronic Engineering were invited to take part in a panel session at the IEEE Power and Energy Society General Meeting in Washington, USA. They delivered a…
Date of Event: 27th July, 2014 - 31st July, 2014
Tuesday 22nd July 2014
International engineering students from Newcastle University’s campus in Singapore have visited the Northeast to see first hand, one of Europe’s most influential smart grid projects.
Through the university’s Overseas Immersion Programme, 61 students studying Electrical Power Engineering were invited to…
Wednesday 9th July 2014
Electrical energy storage could play an important role in meeting UK government targets to reduce carbon emissions by 80% by 2050, by helping to optimise the capacity of the electricity network.
The likely benefits of implementing energy storage are well known; the UK Energy and Climate Change minister, Greg Barker has referred to energy storage as a ‘silver bullet’. David Willetts, the minister for Universities and Science, has also enthused…
Location: Durham University, UK
PMAPS is the leading forum for engineers and scientists worldwide to share and discuss their research on probabilistic and statistical modelling applied to power systems.
In July 2014, Durham University hosted the 13th International Conference on Probabilistic…
Date of Event: 7th July, 2014 - 10th July, 2014
Friday 4th July 2014
We have refreshed and updated the Customer-Led Network Revolution (CLNR) website to support the sharing of knowledge with our industry colleagues and stakeholders.
The launch of our user-friendly new website represents a significant step forward the project as it features an improved project library – a critical part of the learning legacy of all Low Carbon Network Funded projects – that…
Location: Nottingham, UK
National Energy Action (NEA) is the national charity which aims to eradicate fuel poverty and campaigns for greater investment in energy efficiency to help those who are poor and vulnerable. The charity holds regional Fuel…
Date of Event: 3rd July, 2014
Friday 27th June 2014
A new video which documents the ambitious 24-month undertaking by Northern Powergrid to specify, procure, install and commission six energy storage devices across live electricity networks in the North of England is now available.
The film tells the story of one…
DNO Stakeholder Engagement Best Practice Sharing Group
Location: Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
Date of Event: 19th June, 2014
Location: London, UK
British Gas, took part in a roundtable event, hosted by Power 2020. This second roundtable in the Power 2020 series focused on skills and innovation, specifically asking: ‘Who benefits from the break-up of the big six? and; Does…
Date of Event: 17th June, 2014