David Williams, Regional Director of Power Solutions at Schneider Electric We cannot ignore the significant factors that are redefining electricity consumption for today and beyond. Firstly, by 2020 there is predicted to be ten times more connected devices than people(I)....
Barrie Cressey, business development director – smart grids at Schneider Electric If you speak to any distribution network operator (DNO), they will tell you that customer service and satisfaction is their number one priority. If there is an outage or...
In the UK, the majority of electricity comes from large, centralised power plants. Although this approach enables economies of scale in the energy sector, it means that customers, particularly those within inner cities depend on long-distance transmission to receive...
By Aaron Slebos ‘Gentrack Energy Market Specialist The energy market is changing. New, smaller enterprises are looking to challenge the ‘Big Six’ energy companies in the UK and bring a new approach to how we buy our energy. However, challenger...
The European Commission estimates that around 2.9% of all energy consumed in the EU is wasted through transformer losses. The introduction of the EU Eco Design directive for transformers recognised the fact that modern power and distribution transformers have...
Over the last few weeks the UK has been hit by an array of extreme weather conditions. From heat waves in the South that have had many turning up their air conditioning, to thunder and lightning illuminating up the...