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Northern Powergrid developing innovative solutions to improve reliability of supply in isolated areas

Northern Powergrid developing innovative solutions to improve reliability of supply in isolated areas

Press Releases   •   May 11, 2018 09:54 BST

Northern Powergrid, the electricity distributor, has teamed up with Turbo Power Systems and Smarter Grid Solutions to look at new and innovative solutions to increase the resilience of the region's power network.

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Bob Currie Selected as Judge for the IET Innovation Awards

Bob Currie Selected as Judge for the IET Innovation Awards

News   •   Apr 25, 2018 17:00 BST

Do you have a brainwave the world won't forget? Our CTO, Bob Currie, will be part of an expert panel of judges at this years IET Awards. Bob will be part of the judging panel looking at the Power & Energy Innovations.

Four Smarter Grid Solutions Employees Shortlisted for Energy Awards

Four Smarter Grid Solutions Employees Shortlisted for Energy Awards

News   •   Apr 13, 2018 09:44 BST

Smarter Grid Solutions is proud to have four of its employees shortlisted for the Scottish Renewables Young Professionals in Green Energy Awards (YPGEA), which take place in Glasgow on the 24th May.

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Dumping energy, curtailment, & batteries in the power grid

Dumping energy, curtailment, & batteries in the power grid

Blog posts   •   Jul 10, 2018 11:30 BST

Dr. Chad Abbey, Head of Consultancy for Smarter Grid Solutions, releases his first blog post ahead of his talk at the EUCI "Dumping Energy" event. In this post, Chad highlights the importance of battery storage in the changing energy system, but also its cost-effectiveness against curtailing energy.

Subsidy Free: The Next Step Up For Renewables

Subsidy Free: The Next Step Up For Renewables

Blog posts   •   Jun 26, 2018 12:24 BST

Subsidies are typically introduced to encourage and support the development of new technologies and are used to support most generation technologies in the UK. There is a justification in reducing and eventually removing subsidies.

Energy storage – making the most of the opportunity.

Energy storage – making the most of the opportunity.

Blog posts   •   May 09, 2018 14:19 BST

The move from centralised generation to distributed generation led to saturation in parts of the network, which in turn led to innovation in the way networks are planned and operated. Energy storage is just the next step in this evolutionary process.

Fixing the Australian summer lights out problem

Fixing the Australian summer lights out problem

Blog posts   •   Oct 24, 2017 01:15 BST

In February, 40,000 households and businesses in Australia had their electricity supply cut and led to a public backlash. However, this was all planned by SA Power Networks and the Australia Energy Market Operator. This blog post, written by Dr Rachael Taljaard, focuses on why these blackouts are happening and how they can be stopped in the future.

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IEE PES General Meeting 2018

IEE PES General Meeting 2018

Events   •   Jul 13, 2018 10:41 BST

Chad Abbey, our Head of Consultancy, will be presenting at this years IEEE PES General Meeting. Chad will be joined by our CTO, Bob Currie, and a variety of industry experts as he talks about the 21st Century Distribution Management and Operation.  The conference takes place in Portland, OR on the 5th - 9th August. You can find out more and register on their website »

Aug 05 - Aug 09

Portland, Oregan

“Dumping” Energy: Renewable Energy, Cost-Effective Curtailment and Remediating Negative Pricing Conditions

“Dumping” Energy: Renewable Energy, Cost-Effective Curtailment and Remediating Negative Pricing Conditions

Events   •   Jun 14, 2018 12:06 BST

Join Dr. Chad Abbey in the Marriott Minneapolis City Center on the 11 - 12 July at the "Dumping" Energy event in Minneapolis, MA.  Chad will be speaking at 4:15pm about "Active Network Management of Renewable Energy Generation" which looks at our work in Scotland where the rapid increase of wind energy caused time to connect and costs of distribution connections to rise and how our Active ...

Jul 11 - Jul 12

Minneapolis

Utility Week & edie Live

Utility Week & edie Live

Events   •   Oct 24, 2017 15:53 BST

Smarter Grid Solutions is exhibiting at and sponsors of this years' Utility Week Live and edie Live conferences, which take place in the NEC in Birmingham on the 22nd and 23rd of May.  Hear from Executive Director, Graham Ault, in edie's Energy Innovation Theatre talking about energy storage and Head of Products, Colin Gault, in Utility Week's Network Theatre, as he talks about the transition ...

May 22 - May 23

NEC Birmingham

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Chad graduated from McGill University in Power Engineering and is currently the Head of Consultancy at Smarter Grid Solutions, as part of our New York... Show more

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