About us

We provide energy solutions which optimise existing assets. We integrate new technologies to deliver improved performance and commercial benefits.

About us overview
UK Power Networks Services to help deliver Greater Manchester’s greener future

19 September 2019: We are delivering projects to renew and upgrade Manchester Metrolink’s electrical infrastructure.

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Our clients include some of the highest profile public and private sector organisations with critical infrastructure in complex environments.

Our industries
Manchester Airport

We relocated a substation from the middle of the aircraft taxiway to enable the airport’s expansion programme. The substation powers associated airfield ground lighting and airport communications.

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We deliver safe, reliable and innovative bespoke energy solutions enabling our clients to concentrate on their core business.

Our solutions
How can I achieve my sustainability ambitions?

The UK has committed to significantly reduce its greenhouse gas emissions. It has set an ambitious legal target to achieve carbon neutrality by 2050.

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Employing world-class engineers and professionals, we pride ourselves on the expertise of our people to deliver for our clients

The power of diversity and inclusion

Embracing diversity and inclusion as a strategic imperative is critical for any organisation that strives for high performance.

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How can I design and build my network?

A growing business needs a safe and sustainable electrical distribution network that can grow with it. The low carbon economy adds to the demands on that network: electric vehicles and embedded generation and storage, for example, require tailored solutions to support them. Technology is developing fast, with innovations transforming the opportunities for increased efficiency every day.

How we can help

We have many years of in-house technical experience planning networks for medium to large scale electrical infrastructure owners and integrating systems. Our experienced designers apply industry best practices and incorporate the latest in emerging technologies to identify how your network can be optimised as it expands. This means it can support resilient and reliable future load growth, so you can meet your sustainability goals and your business objectives.

Working closely with our clients, we make sure we understand your requirements from day one and deliver them in a cost and time effective manner. Often, that will mean providng a full end-to-end solution. This includes an assessment of the optimal technology mix, network planning and all stages of design, from feasibility to outline design and on to detailed design, through to building, testing and commissioning.

Our experts are:

  • Accredited Contractors Engineering Managers (CEMs) and Contractors Responsible Engineers (CREs) for railway projects (Network Rail and London Underground).
  • National Electricity Registration Scheme (NERS) accredited to provide design as an independent connection provider for contestable works.
  • Experienced in producing designs in both 2D and 3D to a BIM Level 2 standard.

What this means for you

As your business grows, your electrical infrastructure needs to grow with you. Technology is finding new ways of expanding the capacity and efficiency of electrical infrastructure. The low carbon economy and new electricity distribution models are changing the shape of electricity networks. Electric vehicles, renewable energy sources and new ways of storing energy are all part of this revolution.

Our engineers are experienced in identifying clients’ needs and delivering tailored solutions that utilise the latest technologies to meet them. We will design your electrical infrastructure to maximise service life and reduce the whole life cost of your network by ensuring your assets are optimally maintained.

The solutions that we identify and deliver are future-proofed to handle the demand for increased capacity for years to come. Our designs are scalable, and capable of handling future growth. At the same time, they increase the resilience, cost efficiency and sustainability of your network. We also make sure that your distribution network can interface with other electrical networks (such as a distribution network operator) and other operational assets. The result is better operational, commercial and environmental performance.

Related case studies

Aspire Defence - Project Allenby/Connaught

We upgraded the electricity infrastructure to enable the rebuild and refurbishment of living and working accommodation for nearly 19,000 military personal and their families.

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High Speed 1

We were commissioned to design, construct, operate and maintain the electrical infrastructure of HS1, the UK’s first major railway constructed in over a century and its first high-speed railway. The project was delivered on time and on budget, within a contract that extends for 50 years after the start of railway operation.

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Great Western Electrification Project

The Great West Electrification Programme (GWEP) is a Network Rail initiative, which introduces electrification infrastructure and modern electric trains to the Great Western Mainline route.

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Experts at hand

Employing world-class engineers and professionals, we pride ourselves on the expertise of our people to deliver for our clients.

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