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We work with you to solve your energy challenges through innovative solutions, delivering resilience, cost efficiency and sustainability

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UK Power Networks Services builds renewables portfolio
UK Power Networks Services builds renewables portfolio

We are expanding our portfolio of key infrastructure assets with the acquisition of UU Solar, from SDCL Energy Efficiency Income Trust LLP (SEEIT).

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Sustainability

Our SCADA technology accelerates the transition to a decarbonised future
Our SCADA technology accelerates the transition to a decarbonised future

With continued investment in an innovative facility that allows us to control, manage and monitor substations and other electrical infrastructure on behalf of our clients, we are helping the industry to accelerate its transition towards a decarbonised future.

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Industries

Our clients include some of the highest profile public and private sector organisations with critical infrastructure in complex environments.

Our industries
Supporting Transport for London in the delivery of 54 new trains for Docklands Light Railway
Supporting Transport for London in the delivery of 54 new trains for Docklands Light Railway

UK Power Networks Services continues to support Transport for London in its strategic ambitions to add 54 new trains to the Docklands Light Railway (DLR) by 2024.

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Ports

We help ports across the UK address the challenges of resilience, cost efficiency and decarbonisation.

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Ports

We help ports across the UK address the challenges of resilience, cost efficiency and decarbonisation.

Resilience

Maintaining a continuous energy supply is essential to ensure ports across the UK continue to operate and provide the gateway between the UK and the rest of the world.

Operators of UK ports must be confident that their electricity infrastructure is of the highest quality and continually maintained to avoid interruptions to their operations. This is essential to ensure the productivity of port operations and ongoing supply that keeps ports open and trade flowing in and out of the country.

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Cost efficiency

As ports continue to expand due to increases in traffic and to cater for larger ships, so too are their electricity networks.

As electrification and automation of cranes and vehicles progresses, the growth in demand will force port operators to optimise their existing networks and upgrade their energy infrastructure with minimal capital expenditure, while reducing energy costs and mitigating business risks.

Sustainability

Air quality and lower carbon emission targets are forcing ports to decarbonise their operations in the journey to net zero. There are now opportunities to provide shore to ship power and electrify cranes and forklifts, decreasing the reliance on diesel power.

This will have significant impact on electricity networks, and will require a comprehensive energy infrastructure strategy to adopt sustainable technologies that will eventually replace equipment traditionally powered by fossil fuels.

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Hitachi Energy and UK ports

We’ve joined forces with Hitachi Energy to provide smart energy infrastructure technologies and solutions to ensure resilience, cost efficiency and enable ports to begin their net zero journey. This partnership combines the strengths of two leading businesses serving the transport industry:

  • UK Power Networks Services – world-class engineering, capital finance and experience working in complex and critical infrastructure environments.
  • Hitachi Energy – global knowledge and renowned energy infrastructure products and technologies.

Together, our solutions will power zero-emission ports and terminals, giving control over their energy infrastructure and the decarbonisation of operations. Our collaboration is designed to deliver end-to-end solutions including consultancy, design, solutions and products, financing, build and install, test and commission, operate and maintain.

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Employing world-class engineers and professionals, we pride ourselves on the expertise of our people to deliver for our clients.

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Our solutions

How can I achieve my sustainability ambitions?
How can I achieve my sustainability ambitions?

The UK has committed to significantly reduce its greenhouse gas emissions. It has set an ambitious legal target to achieve carbon neutrality by 2050.

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How can I use automation to help me take control of my network?
How can I use automation to help me take control of my network?

As a business develops its infrastructure and builds its power distribution network, having visibility and control over the live status of existing or new electrical networks and the ability to respond rapidly to faults brings significant benefits.

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