Nick Tavernor joined Cadent towards the end of 2019 as its first site husbandry supervisor. His job is to ensure safety and operational capability can co-exist in harmony with the flora and fauna also found at each of its sites. He explains more here.
Western Power Distribution’s Jon Berry tells Utility Week Innovate how digitalisation and an open, ‘data first’, mindset can play crucial roles in fostering low carbon innovation across the energy sector.
Western Power Distribution’s (WPD) latest Innovation Showcase offered the firm’s innovation team a chance to provide updates and insight into its recent work before the turn of the year. Here, innovation engineer Ryan Huxtable runs though the highlights.
Drax Group innovation engineer and founder of Power to Diversity – a network for ethnic minority engineers, scientists and technicians in renewable energy – Erusa Adizie discusses the importance of diversity in gaining a global perspective on innovation and the energy transition.
Bulb’s demise had been falsely proclaimed many times before the supplier to 1.7 million customers eventually entered the special administration regime last week. Utility Week editor James Wallin discusses what the future might hold for the UK’s newly nationalised energy retailer.
Following the publication of the government’s Net Zero Strategy, Steve Atkins, DSO transition lead on the Energy Network Association’s Open Networks programme, offers an overview of the project’s progress thus far.
CEO and founder of the UK Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Association, Celia Greaves, believes the UK stands before a gaping ‘window of opportunity’ to take a global lead on fuel cells – despite ‘very little’ recent attention.
Cadent Foundation director Julia Dwyer sets out a model for maximising the impact of innovation targeted at tackling fuel poverty. Partnership, flexibility and an ability to look beyond regulated needs codes are its key hallmarks.