UK Power Networks

Smart grids progressing globally, benchmarking shows

SP Group’s annual Smart Grid Index indicates that most utilities are embracing new technologies in response to industry challenges.

5G connected smart substations to be trialled by UK Power Networks

UK network operator UK Power Networks has been given the go ahead for a world first pilot of 5G connected smart substation operation.
UK Power Networks

Major flexibility call launched by UK Power Networks

UK Power Networks has unveiled a £50 million funding package for flexibility covering more than 130 sites in its largest ever open tender.
Fleet electrification

AI tech to drive electrification for global fleet operators

The EV Fleet-Centred Local Energy Systems (EFLES) project is aimed at optimising logistics companies’ growing electric vehicle (EV) fleets and demonstrating how smart charging can incentivise large fleet operators to go electric.
flexibility services

UKPN installs “world’s fastest” fault detection system

UKPN has installed new technology which it claims can detect and protect electricity networks from faults faster than any similar technology currently available.
OpenADR

UKPN is the first operator to achieve carbon emissions standard

The Carbon Trust has certified UKPN as having an absolute reduction of 6.6% in carbon emissions since 2016.
Mojo Power

BEIS awards funding for Core4Grid initiative

geo, a leading provider of smart energy products, has been successful in securing funding from the UK Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS)
UK net zero

UK Power Networks to develop London’s first virtual power plant

UK Power Networks will create a virtual power station in London to ensure grid reliability. The utility is partnering with Powervault to implement the initiative. The...

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