Robotics experts get £4m wind energy boost

A consortium of robotics experts is receiving a £4 million boost to develop wind farm maintenance technology. The Holistic Operation and Maintenance for Energy from Offshore Wind Farms (HOME-Offshore) will use the grant to create autonomous systems that can remotely inspect the condition of subsea power cables, identify problems early and repair them relatively quickly and easily. The project […]

Gas output up as Norway pipeline service ends –DMR

The maintenance on the Norwegian gas pipeline has ended, according to npower’s daily market report. The ending of Langeled’s repairs has increased output to -20mcm and higher flows are expected from tomorrow. There are unplanned restrictions on the pipeline but these only impact a total of 17mcm. Overall, the gas system is still down, with […]

National Grid gets new pylon-checking helicopter

National Grid has added another helicopter to its fleet which inspect pylons in England and Wales, the network operator announced today. It says the Bell 429 is the first of its model in the world to be equipped to work for a utility company. It is a replacement for an older model which is going […]

The Market Report – 17th September 2013

Find out the latest news on the energy market from Sammy Blay, npower’s Client Portfolio Manager, in this weekly update. If you are blocked from seeing this video and would like your own download, please email [email protected]

The Market Report – 18th June 2013

Find out the latest news on the energy market from Ben Spry, Client Portfolio Manager at npower in this weekly update. If you are blocked from seeing this video and would like your own download, please email [email protected]