Goodbye Homer Simpson: How local grid operators can embrace an energy flexibility mindset

Say ‘power plant’ and the average person might think ‘nuclear’, picturing a lone Homer Simpson with his feet up at his workstation. Yet over...

Engineering considerations for hospital standby power

With UK hospitals experiencing year on year growth in patients — up 21 per cent from 2009 to 2019 — and 2020 as a...

New Solar and Tesla Batteries help to make Portsmouth Greener

A new large 250 kilo-watt (kW) solar system has been installed on the roofs of Portsmouth City Council's Hilsea Industrial Estate. This complements the...

SP Energy Networks trials world first technology which will maintain system stability and support...

A new project set to revolutionise the UK’s electricity network has been installed in East Renfrewshire – helping to smooth the transition from traditional...

Keeping your diesel engine healthy

Before smartphones, we relied on torches and candles for light when the power went out. If we ran out of batteries or matches, our...

The generator sweet spot

In cycling, sweet spot training involves placing the body under sustained stress, but not so much stress that it cannot be held for a...

Green transformers to help reduce carbon

The country’s biggest electricity distributor is launching a long-term programme to swap electrical transformers for more energy efficient models. UK Power Networks is introducing state-of-the-art...

Power Density — Considerations For Hospitals

Whether it is a storm, a flood or a general blackout, hospitals must be able to sustain power. To futureproof their standby power needs,...