Tim Manandhar, lead smart grid technology engineer at UK Power Networks, discusses the DNO’s recent Active Network Management announcement, why it has invested £15 million in the “world’s most advanced” network control system and the benefits it hopes to bring.
UK Power Networks (UKPN) is to create what professes to be the world’s most advanced electricity network control system, enabling more than 500MW of distributed energy to connect to its network cheaper and faster than before.
UK Power Networks (UKPN) has contracted for more than 18MW of power in what has been billed as the country’s largest ever competitive flexibility tender.
UK Power Networks (UKPN) has announced £12 million of funding for flexibility services across its service area.
Distribution network operator UK Power Networks (UKPN) is to launch trials to assess the requirements of a smart charging market for electric vehicles.
UK Power Networks has officially placed its landmark ‘Smarter Network Storage’ battery in Leighton Buzzard on the market.
UK Power Networks has launched a £300,000 fund aimed at supporting community organisations with energy efficiency projects.
Uber, Centrica and an unnamed parcel carrier firm are participating in a new, Ofgem-backed trial which will assess the impact of up to 3,000 electric vehicles on local grids.
UK Power Networks is to be the first network operator in the UK to trial Faraday Grid’s “revolutionary” exchanger technology.