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Invitation Only PNDC / ESA Workshop – Opportunities for Satellite Applications in Energy & Power Grids

Invitation Only PNDC / ESA Workshop – Opportunities for Satellite Applications in Energy & Power Grids Date: Tuesday May 24th 2016 Location: ECSAT, Fermi Avenue, Harwell Campus, Didcot, Oxfordshire, OX11 0FD The PNDC is working with European Space Agency to explore opportunities for Satellite Applications in Energy and Power grids. Access to funding for this…

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PNDC Welcome New Staff

PNDC are delighted to welcome our Communications and Systems Integration Researcher Chris Harrison and our Data Scientist Suyang Zhou. Chris has a background in communication and control systems from his work at Firstco, an electronic systems consultancy, on projects mainly associated with the rail transport for Heathrow airport. In recently years he has been studying…

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The Power Networks Demonstration Centre expands its innovation horizon to encompass the electrification of marine transport

The Power Networks Demonstration Centre (PNDC) has been awarded a contract to provide services for the MoD’s Electric Ship Programme. The PNDC will provide modelling, simulation, power hardware in the loop and system integration testing capabilities for Marine Electrical Systems through the use of the PNDC’s test and evaluation facilities, Real Time Digital Simulation (RTDS)…

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PNDC host HVDC Operators Forum

PNDC were delighted to host our soon-to-be neighbours as the HVDC Operators Forum was held at PNDC last week. The National HVDC Centre is being created to test the operation of HVDC schemes on the GB transmission network; enabling to anticipate and resolve potential issues, to ensure the integrity and security of the network. High…

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The Power Networks Demonstration Centre gain Vodafone as a new Tier 1 Member as Networks Telecoms becomes a focus for future Smart Grids

The Power Networks Demonstration Centre continues to go from strength to strength as the need for development and testing to realise future smart grids continues to gather pace. Vodafone represents the second major Tier 1 member to join the facility in as many months following the recent signing of UK Power Networks. The centre, based…

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