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21 July 2022: UK Power Networks Services will complete electrical infrastructure upgrades to allow a new fleet of trains to operate on the Piccadilly line and improve reliability and service frequency.
Antony White, Client Delivery Manager ICP, discusses the challenges that data centres face meeting capacity requirements, ensuring a resilient energy supply and balancing sustainability pressures.
Steve will lead the company’s market-leading design, information management, and testing and commissioning capability, to drive our strategy in delivering a bright energy future for clients.
A solar car port is a single structure which incorporates solar PV with one or a series of car spaces below. They are primarily a renewable generation asset which can also be designed to incorporate electric vehicle charging points. Download the full insight below to learn more.
Rob Austin, Client Relationship Manager at UK Power Networks Services, discusses the major milestones you’ll need to reach to transition your fleet from fossil fuels to zero emission electricity.
7 July 2022: The energy infrastructure specialist has announced David Mitchell as its new Director, effective from Thursday, 7 July.
This International Women in Engineering Day, meet Lucy, Kim and Heather, three inspiring women who deliver outstanding engineering solutions on critical national infrastructure and encourage future generations of female engineers to join the industry.
Steve Muscat, Head of Engineering at UK Power Networks Services, explains the Internet of Things (IoT) and how it can save costs for businesses.
14 June 2022: Fifty staff from UK Power Networks Services donated their time to a speedy makeover of the memorial garden, outdoor seating areas, visitor pathway and service courtyard of the Army Flying Museum in Hampshire.
6 June 2022: UK Power Networks Services has won a contract to take the UK’s largest container port, and one of the largest in Europe, a step closer to Net Zero.
As the UK’s maritime industry continues to play a vital role in global trade, the pressure to decarbonise an industry reliant on fossil fuels is increasing. If no action is taken to transition to renewable energy sources and low carbon alternative fuels, CO2 emissions from international shipping could account for 17% of global CO2 emissions by 2050.
Kieran Coughlan, Head of Strategic Advisory Services, talks you through how creating an effective asset management strategy for your electrical network could hold the key to delivering on sustainability.
12 April 2022: Players at Southwater netball club have netted a grant for new tops for their latest team. Southwater Netball Club's ‘Diamonds’ team was awarded a £250 Team Sport Award by UK Power Networks Services.
As rail projects move off the drawing board and into reality, together as an industry we have the opportunity to deliver the safest projects in the UK’s history.
Head of Markets Philip Heathcote explores some of the actions airports can take today to set them on the path to net zero.
15 March 2022: UK Power Networks Services is supporting the Port of London Authority’s (PLA) sustainability ambitions by successfully completing an energy feasibility study to identify opportunities to integrate low-carbon generation technologies across its sites and floating structures.
17 March 2022: Rosie will be advising young people about exciting career opportunities at the heart of a low carbon future, to celebrate British Science Week (11-20 March).
This International Women’s Day we spoke to project managers Lucy and Kim about their career success in rail and engineering.
The need for energy resilience to form part of our response to climate resilience is becoming more significant. We only have to look at recent extreme weather events such as storms Barra and Eunice to witness the extreme pressure the electrical infrastructure was under during these events. So, why is it important to have a resilient energy network and what can your business do to improve energy resilience?
As London City Airport's strategic energy infrastructure partner, we recently completed a generator fuel replacement project that will improve air quality in and around the airport.
Embracing diversity and inclusion as a strategic imperative is critical for any organisation that strives for high performance.
It’s National Apprenticeship Week and we're shining a light on recent apprenticeship graduate Joe Lewis.
1 February 2022: We are excited to announce that we will be working with Peel Ports Group to help them on their journey to become a net zero port operator by 2040.
Ports sector lead Sagnik Murthy attended the International Maritime Hub at COP26 to hear from port operators from around the world and the critical role they play both as a facilitator of global trade and as a leader in the decarbonisation of transport. As a sector that’s particularly vulnerable to climate change, Sagnik shares just some of the solutions that could put ports on the foot front of the energy transition and achieving net zero.
The effects of climate change are already being felt as extreme weather events are becoming more commonplace. Having a reliable and resilient energy network that can adapt to these concerning changes in weather patterns will be essential for any business to operate efficiently.