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UK Power Networks receives major innovation funding boost

UK Power Networks receives major innovation funding boost More than a dozen high profile innovation projects have been given the green light after UK Power Networks secured funding from industry regulator, Ofgem.  The latest round of Ofgem’s Strategic Innovation Fund (SIF), delivered in partnership with Innovate UK, has seen 13 UK Power Networks’ projects given…

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UK Power Networks collaborates on underground data initiative

UK Power Networks collaborates on underground data initiative UK Power Networks has been an active participant of a new data project to digitally map underground infrastructure across the UK. The National Underground Asset Register (NUAR) was launched in 2019 by the Geospatial Commission, part of the Department for Science, Innovation and Technology (DSIT). The register…

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Solar-powered electric cars for Northumberland County Council

Solar-powered electric cars for Northumberland County Council As part of its ambition to cut carbon emissions in half by 2025, Northumberland County Council has appointed UK Power Networks Services to design and build a £3 million infrastructure upgrade to its main staff car park in Morpeth, including 120 new electric vehicle charge points. This includes…

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Schneider Electric appoints David Williams

Schneider Electric appoints David Williams Schneider Electric has appointed David Williams to the newly created role of Vice President of Transactional Business in the UK and Ireland. Having joined Schneider Electric in 2011, David has held roles across several business sectors, including solar, smart buildings, digital power solutions and power products. For the past three…

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Octopus Energy drives solar power in Iberia with new partnership

Octopus Energy drives solar power in Iberia with new partnership Octopus Energy’s generation arm expands green power in Iberia by investing in renewables developer FF New Energy Ventures (FFNEV) to develop more cheap green power, reducing fossil fuels reliance. The Octopus Energy Development Partnership (OEDP) investment in Spanish-founded FFNEV will scale activity in Spain and…

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Provision of backup project for government facility cements WBPS as leaders in power

Provision of backup project for government facility cements WBPS as leaders in power WB Power Services (WBPS) has been appointed to provide vital back-up power for a government funded testing facility. The long-standing expertise of the business was sought by a consultant who asked for expert input into the scope, design, and installation of a…

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