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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.

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The dearth of underground asset data and inconsistencies in the way it is collected and stored has long been a problem for utilities. However, a government-backed project promises to overcome this challenge through a new data sharing register. Nadine Buddoo explores progress on the National Underground Asset Register.
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.
UW Innovate caught up with Yasmin Ali – energy innovation project manager at BEIS – to reflect on her 11 years in utilities ahead of her appearance at Utility Week’s Adapting for Net Zero Conference 2021.
The clamour for net zero, increased energy demand and shortages related to Brexit and the coronavirus pandemic have left utility companies overstretched and potentially vulnerable to unethical behaviours infiltrating supply chains. Utility Week invited industry experts to have their say on tackling poor practice.
The Utility Week Awards are returning to London’s Grosvenor Hotel this December. See a full list of categories and find out how to enter here.
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