Eight years ago, Anglian Water developed a new hydrolysis technology to maximise biogas production from the anaerobic digestion of sewage sludge – a process that also reduced operating costs and carbon emissions. Steve Riches, Anglian’s lead for HpH technology, explains that the system is now ripe for wider adoption.
The non-domestic water sector's battle against long unread meters is livening up. With the pairing initiative and the risk of regulatory penalties, long unreads have never been a hotter topic.
Utilities are increasingly looking to digital twins as a way of tackling many of the customer, net zero, regulatory and operational challenges they face. What lessons can be learnt from sectors that are already using this technology?
As the energy system progresses on a path of radical transformation for net zero, Utility Week explores how this may alter the characteristics and capabilities needed in tomorrow’s system operator.
Greater flexibility could cut energy system costs by £16.7 billion per year by 2050, according to new research from the Carbon Trust and Imperial College London. The report said flexibility should be embedded into all sectors of the energy system – power, heat and transport – to reduce the impact and cost of their decarbonisation.
StormHarvester’s AI-backed analysis tools allow water companies to accurately forecast the impact of heavy rainfall events. The automated water management software platform won backing from Wessex Water and has now completed a trial in the Bath area – picking up a Water Industry Award too, as managing director Brian Moloney explains.