Natural Power delivers predictive habitat mapping for Scottish Natural Heritage

Natural Power delivers predictive habitat mapping for Scottish Natural Heritage Natural Power was commissioned by Scottish Natural Heritage to predictively map the spatial extent of Annex 1 habitats in 25 special areas of conservation and three marine protected areas throughout Scotland. Using the best available data, Natural Power created a tailored approach combining spatial mapping, imagery classification and predictive statistical mapping to overcome variations in the quality of existing data for Scottish waters. In many sites, the mapping improved upon previously mapped polygons by using more recently collected data, and…

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Turbine tip extension offers energy output boost

Natural Power recently provided planning support and conducted structural assessments as part of a retro-fit blade tip extension pilot project for Siemens Gamesa’s fleet of 2.3MW onshore wind turbines at Fred.Olsen Renewables’ Crystal Rig II site in the Scottish Borders. It is expected that the tip extensions of 2.55m will achieve an annual energy production boost of up to 10%.   Shane Bermingham, Engineering Design Lead at Natural Power, said: “As we move to a subsidy free market, any increases asset owners can see in production is a very attractive…

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Aspect Enterprise Solutions To Reveal New CTRM Features During IP Week In London

Leading commodities trading and risk management software vendor, Aspect Enterprise Solutions, is hosting its annual product demonstrations in its London office during International Petroleum Week (IP Week) February 19-23. Trading, risk management, IT, and trading firm executives are encouraged to register for an appointment to visit with Aspect’s technology professionals here http://www.aspectenterprise.com/meetings-ip-week-2018/. Aspect is a sponsor of IP Week, one of the largest global oil and gas industry events, where energy leaders come together to network, share knowledge, and discuss the future of the industry. During the week Aspect Enterprise…

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“Cleaner construction practices are vital to tackle toxic air,” former Deputy Mayor of London for Environment urges at EHS 2018

With around 50,000 UK deaths a year related to poor air quality and the World Health Organisation estimating that pollution costs £54 billion annually, Matthew Pencharz is highlighting the role of construction sites and temporary power generators Coventry. 7 February 2018: As the 2018 Executive Hire Show (EHS) takes place in Coventry, Matthew Pencharz, the former Deputy Mayor of London for Environment and current director of Off Grid Energy, is addressing why it is integral for building sites to manage cleaner, renewable energy on-site in the UK. Warning that we…

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Consent for Pant y Maen Wind Farm

Leading renewable energy and infrastructure consultancy, Natural Power, has secured consent on behalf of Pany y Maen Wind Ltd for a seven turbine site in Denbighshire, North Wales. The initial application was refused by Denbighshire County Council on the grounds of landscape and visual impact, impact on local dwellings and on the historic environment, however the decision was appealed, and the Cabinet Secretary for Energy, Planning and Rural Affairs agreed that the benefits of the scheme outweighed any potential negative impacts. John Woodruff, Head of Projects, Planning and Environment at…

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Schneider Electric Unveils EcoStruxure ADMS 3.8 for Electric Utility Grid Optimisation at DistribuTECH 2018

Industry-leading grid management suite integrating and optimising DER Tightly coupled GIS-ADMS solution supporting automated data management Utilities to benefit from improved situational awareness, flexible DER management and simplified asset management London, UK – January 31st, 2018 – Schneider Electric, the global specialist in the digital transformation of energy management and automation, today announced the latest advancements with EcoStruxure ADMS grid management suite. These advancements enable electric utilities to achieve reliable grid flexibility through optimisation of distributed energy resources (DER) in addition to improved asset management with an automated EcoStruxure ArcFM…

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Rezatec expands into South East Asia by delivering innovative water sector projects with Metro Pacific Water

Harwell, Oxfordshire, 30th January 2018. Rezatec – the leader in satellite big data analytics – is working with Metro Pacific Water to improve the availability of drinking water and sanitation in the metropolitan cities of Manila and Iloilo in the Philippines. Metro Pacific Water is the water and wastewater investments arm of the Philippines’ leading infrastructure conglomerate, Metro Pacific Investments Corp. For several years, Rezatec has been deploying its services to water utilities around the world, and now, as part of a continued global expansion into new markets, it is…

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Schneider Electric launches a partnership with Sustainable Energy for All (SEforALL)

With SEforALL, Schneider Electric is pursuing its commitment to United Nations Sustainable Development Goal 7 The Group and SEforALL share a vision of universal energy access and an ambition to boost energy efficiency through specific programmes London, (UK), January 26, 2018 – Schneider Electric, the leader in digital transformation of energy management and automation, is pursuing its commitment to help reduce energy poverty and provide universal access to environmentally friendly energy, by entering into a partnership with Sustainable Energy for All (SEforALL), a global non-profit organisation. The aim is to…

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Life Is On with Schneider Electric at Houzz of 2018

Schneider Electric to present its latest Ultimate and Lisse light switches as well as its Wiser smart home heating system London UK – 26th January 2018 – Schneider Electric, the global specialist in energy management and automation, is showcasing some of its latest smart home solutions at the Houzz of 2018, a pop-up, five-storey installation in Soho inspired by the most exciting 2018 design trends. Schneider Electric will promote its partners in the domestic electrician industry and inspire homeowners with interior design solutions and stylish wiring accessories for residential and…

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Research from Schneider Electric Reveals Companies Unprepared for New Energy Economy

Survey of 236 companies shows that organisations feel ready to compete in the evolving energy landscape; but action doesn’t match perception Lack of integrated energy and sustainability planning and execution, and data management create barriers London (UK), January 25, 2018 – While global business leaders are gathering at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos this week to talk about energy and environmental challenges, a new study released today by Schneider Electric, the leader in the digital transformation of energy and carbon management, and automation, reveals that most organisations…

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