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14 January 2021: UK Power Networks Services today announced that it is undertaking detailed modelling and analysis of Port of Tyne’s electricity network, which will enable the port to begin its journey to decarbonisation through electrification.
Late 2019, the UK government launched the first phase of a £125 million 4-year investment programme to engender innovation and encourage the aviation industry to develop ideas to meet the challenges posed by future flight. The Future Flight Challenge initiative aims to identify innovative ways to achieve greener flights, increased mobility, better connectivity and reduced congestion.
The UK’s maritime sector has always played an important role as a primary facilitator of global trade, with shipping accounting for 95% of UK trade. Following the UK’s departure from the EU, ports will play a key role in reframing trade relationships and harnessing future opportunities.
17 December 2020: A fleet of five electric buses are now in operation from West Ham bus garage in east London, thanks to a new electric vehicle charging solution provided by UK Power Networks Services.
The future of mobility is here and in the next decade we expect to see a significant amount of change in the way we design, fuel and use our transport. We are already seeing companies like Virgin, carry out the first human passenger test of their Hyperloop capsules, capture the public’s imagination by giving them an insight into what the future of travel and mobility might look like.
As the COVID-19 crisis continues and restrictions remain across the UK in response to the rise in COVID-19 case numbers, the safety and wellbeing of our employees, the public and our clients remains our top priority.
Goal 9 of the SDGs is a call for organisations to prioritise innovation as a means to achieving sustainable, long-term development and Net Zero targets.