Our innovation projects

Our projects

Completed projects

 Project Funding Safety & environment Network resilience Capacity Efficiency Customer service Commercial evolution Timescales
Capacity to Customers LCNF 2      Business as
 usual
CLASS LCNF 2      Business as
 usual
Smart Street LCNF 2      Complete
The Bidoyng Smart Fuse LCNF 1    Business as
 usual
Fault Current Active Management LCNF 1      Complete
Voltage Management on LV Busbars  LCNF 1          Complete
Low Voltage Integrated Automation  LCNF 1          Complete
LV Protection and Communications  LCNF 1    Business as
 usual
Low Voltage Network Solutions LCNF 1      Business as
 usual
ENWL001: Demand Scenarios with Electric Heat & Commercial Capacity Options NIA      Business as
 usual
ENWL002: Distribution Asset Thermal Modelling NIA          Complete
ENWL003: P2/6 Rewrite NIA            Complete
ENWL005: Asset Risk Optimisation NIA        Business as
 usual
ENWL007: Reliable Low Cost Earth Fault Detection for Radial OHL Systems NIA      Business as
 usual
ENWL008: ATLAS NIA        Business as
 usual
ENWL012: Investigation of Switchgear Ratings NIA      Complete
ENWL016: Future Network Modelling Functions NIA          Complete
Oil Regeneration IFI              Business as
 usual
Load Allocation IFI            Business as
 usual
Next Generation LV Board Design IFI      Business as
 usual
Fault Support Centre IFI      Business as
 usual
Changing Standards IFI          Complete
Power Saver Challenge na        Complete


LCNF 2 - Second Tier Low Carbon Networks Fund
LCNF 1 - First Tier Low Carbon Networks Fund
NIA - Network Innovation Allowance
IFI - Innovation Funding Incentive

 

In-flight projects

 Project Funding Safety & environment Network resilience Capacity Efficiency Customer service Commercial evolution Timescales
Respond LCNF 2   2015 - 2018
Celsius NIC         2016 - 2020
ENWL004: Combined Online Transformer Monitoring NIA           2014 - 2019
ENWL006: Sentinel NIA     2015 - 2019
ENWL009: Cable Health Assessment - Low Voltage NIA       2015 - 2019
ENWL010: Value of Lost Load NIA         2015 - 2018
ENWL011: Enhanced Voltage Control NIA       2015 - 2019
ENWL013: Detection of Islands NIA       2016 - 2018
ENWL014: Optimisation of Oil Regeneration NIA         2016 - 2022
ENWL015: Tapchanger Monitoring NIA         2016 - 2020
ENWL016: Electricity and Heat NIA       2016 - 2019
ENWL018: Avatar NIA         2016 - 2019
Smart Metering na   2015 - 2020


LCNF 2 - Second Tier Low Carbon Networks Fund
NIC - Network Innovation Competition
NIA - Network Innovation Allowance

 

Areas for future investigation

 Project Safety & environment Network resilience Capacity Efficiency Customer service Commercial evolution Timescales
 Cutouts       2018 - 2019
 Tree Cutting       2018 - 2019
 Creosote           2018 - 2019
 Losses       2018 - 2019
 Condition Measurements       2018 - 2019
 Condition Models       2018 - 2020
 Network Models     2018 - 2020
 Network Reliability     2019 - 2022
 Cost Benefit Analysis 2019 - 2022
 Customer Service Improvement         2019 - 2023
 Control Room Automation   2019 - 2023
 Connections       2020 - 2023