Managed security service providers and load controllers are expected to become subject to the most stringent cyber-security regulations along with utilities as the scope of the UK’s cyber legislation is expanded,
Alex Howard, product manager for DSO market platform, at UK Power Networks (UKPN) outlines how the company plans to make it easier and more rewarding to participate in local flexibility markets and discusses its recently launched consultation.
Asset management experts from Thames and SES Water set out key challenges and potential enablers of proactive maintenance regimes as they strive to replicate ‘suspiciously low’ leakage levels achieved in the Netherlands.
Abhishek Vinod Singh, chief executive officer and co-founder of AiDash, discusses how his firm has helped utilities harness satellites and AI to improve resilience, efficiency and sustainability, and explores the climate challenge facing the sector.
The energy revolution is underway. Top-down, linear energy systems are becoming relics of a bygone age. In their place, we’re seeing dynamic bi-directional flows of energy, a proliferation of decentralised assets, and the beginnings of a future energy system that – if it is to be clean, reliable and resilient – must put people at its centre.
With calls for energy efficiency reaching fever pitch, Ian Hutchcroft examines why the UK needs to rethink retrofit, what lessons can be taken from Dutch standard and funding approach 'Energiesprong', and how the utilities sector can play a central role in making it work.
Priya Vijayakumar, co-founder and CEO of IoT solution WattIQ, explains how utilities innovating to facilitate Uber and Airbnb-style sharing of equipment, devices and space by commercial and industrial customers can enable progress in energy efficiency and flexibility.
Winner of the Disruptor Award at the 2021 Utility Week Awards, Western Power Distribution’s Flexible Power platform has brought a handful of DNOs from competition to ‘convergence’ on delivering flexibility.
Yorkshire Water is spending big to hit ambitious targets across areas such as customer service, leakage, pollution and flooding. Here, enterprise data architect Gary Ashby unpacks the building blocks beneath wholesale business transformation.
Awarded more than £700,000 from the Water Breakthrough Challenge Catalyst Stream, Treatment-to-Tap seeks an industry watershed by supplementing a tech rollout with collaborative data analysis and behavioural science to build trust in tap water.
Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN) Transmission has appointed enterprise asset management solutions specialist, Peacock Engineering, as part of its digital investment strategy for RIIO-T2.
UK Power Networks (UKPN) portal, Smart Connect, has hooked up more than 10,000 electric car chargers to the network in its first year. Head of customer service and innovation, Ian Cameron, explains both its acceleration of low carbon technology applications and how UKPN plans to create capacity to accommodate new devices.
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