Inenco Y Report – 21st February 2017

Inenco brings you the weekly Y Report. A personal update of the world of energy.

Hot air balloon hits pylon

A hot air balloon carrying three people collided with power lines yesterday evening. The Northamptonshire Fire and Rescue service was called to the scene on Sunday at 18.10 when the balloon became entangled on a pylon near the village of Bozeat in Wellingborough. Once the live power lines had been earthed, the firemen were able […]

Six pylon design finalists revealed

Energy Secretary Chris Huhne unveiled designs for the UK’s future electricity pylons at the Victoria and Albert Museum. The “Pylon for the Future” display forms part of the London Design Festival and is open to the public until 05 October 2011. National Grid’s Executive Director UK, Nick Winser said: “Connecting Britain’s new power stations to […]

Picture-perfect pylons

A competition to decide the design of future electricity pylons that will cover the UK’s countryside will display the six finalists in the V&A museum next week. Energy Secretary Chris Huhne will open the display ‘A Pylon for the Future’, and will discuss the design challenges facing the UK energy sector revamp over the next40 […]