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

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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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Sustainable ‘dead’ hedge skills given a new lease of life in Kent

Sustainable ‘Dead’ Hedge Skills Given A New Lease Of Life In Kent

Our volunteers have been keeping some traditional hedge-laying skills alive in Medway.

Eleven of our staff who normally work on a wide range of energy infrastructure projects at UK Power Networks Services exchanged their usual hard hats, mobile phones and keyboards for loppers and saws for a day reviving the heritage skill of dead hedge-laying at Riverside Country Park, Rainham.

Despite the name, ‘dead’ hedges are full of life and a sustainable way of recycling branches from woodland maintenance to provide food, shelter and breeding grounds for insects, birds, hedgehogs and small mammals.

The hard-working volunteers made stakes to support the hedge, and weaved foliage between these posts, driving forward a new wildlife project with Medway Council’s countryside rangers from Medway Norse. They gave their time through Donate a Day, which gives staff two paid days each year to volunteer in their local communities.

Emma Kemp, who led the event at UK Power Networks Services, said: “It was a lovely project to build a hedgerow for wildlife. The rangers were really pleased to have so many helping hands and seemed impressed with how much the team achieved in a day.

“The foliage will die off, leaving a natural fence line for wildlife. It was an energising day, everyone worked hard, and we enjoyed spending time together in the countryside supporting a local wildlife project. The ranger team was delighted with the finished result and we hope our efforts will provide food and shelter for local wildlife.

“Being amongst nature is always a brilliant boost for mental health and wellbeing and I think it’s fabulous that through our Donate a Day programme we are encouraged to support our local communities.”

Cllr Simon Curry, Medway Council's Portfolio Holder covering Greenspaces, said:

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I would like to thank the volunteers from UK Power Networks Services who gave up their time to help with this important project at our award-winning Riverside Country Park. We are extremely grateful for the work of all volunteers and friends groups who help keep our greenspaces looking fantastic.

Katie Pattison, a senior ranger at Medway Norse, said:

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A big thank you to this great group of volunteers who kick-started an exciting dead hedging project around our meadows! They have created some very important habitat for our local wildlife, as a protective corridor, but also to border our footpaths.

Covering 100 hectares by the Medway Estuary, Riverside Country Park has rich wildlife habitats including mudflats and salt marsh, ponds and reed-beds, grassland and scrub.

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