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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.
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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.
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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?
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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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MOSL has launched a £1 million fund to encourage innovation in the non-household water sector. It is designed to improve the market and deliver benefits to business customers.
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Bristol Water is an early adopter of a new satellite-based safety monitoring system to protect its 15 dams. But how exactly does the Damsat system work, and what can it achieve? Chris Goff, technical director of HR Wallingford, the engineering group behind it, answers UW Innovate’s questions.
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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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Over three quarters of senior utilities leaders have concerns that a lack of robust data about the sustainability of internal and supply chain operations will hamper delivery of net zero transition goals, according to new research conducted by Utility Week.
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A network of EV charging stations is taking shape, but what if this technology is joined by a rival methodology, wireless charge-as-you-drive? Researchers are already laying test strips in roadways, and Western Power Distribution is examining the implications for its networks. UW Innovate spoke to WPD innovation manager Yiango Mavrocostanti.
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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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Download Utility Week’s report to discover the factors driving industry pilots of open banking technology to improve debt and payment management in the post-pandemic world.
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Over three quarters of senior utilities leaders have concerns that a lack of robust data about the sustainability of internal and supply chain operations will hamper delivery of net zero transition goals, according to new research conducted by Utility Week.
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