Tag: UK

Siemens launches Digital Academy

UK: Siemens has launched a new undergraduate sponsorship programme to discover, inspire and nurture the next generation of engineering and tech talent.

Strukton wins Dutch substation package

Strukton is putting a new substation concept to the test in the Netherlands as part of a pilot project for a programme involving more than 100 upgrades over the next 10 years.

UK government launches power cut inquiry

The government has announced an inquiry into the power cut on Friday that left people stuck in trains for up to nine hours and almost a million people in England and Wales without electricity.

UK to invest up to $300 M in Africa

UK: CDC Group, the UK government’s foreign investment arm, has announced it will invest $300 M in power grid development in Africa over the next five years.

USD 851M Hinkley-Seabank transmission project approved

United Kingdom: The Office of Gas and Electricity Markets (Ofgem) has approved the UK National Grid’s Hinkley-Seabank project, which is a power grid upgrade needed for connecting the 3.2 GW Hinkley Point C nuclear power station to the grid.

Approval indicated for $2.2B Viking Link interconnector

UK, Lincolnshire: Boston Borough Councillors have said they are inclined to support plans for more than 64 km of underground cables being installed in Lincolnshire as part of ambitious plans for an electricity network between the UK and Denmark, reports Boston Standard.