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The key topics and challenges being faced by industry to meet today’s environmentally focussed market needs driven by the global decarbonisation agenda and involving the migration away from traditional approaches towards large scale, distributed and micro renewable generation. Covering: cross discipline engineering, renewable technologies and the new ways of thinking needed to assure global carbon targets are met.

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Power Electronics in Distribution Networks (UKPN and Hub Net) – research challenges

What can Power Electronics do for today’s Distribution Networks and what needs to be done to make this technology fit for purpose?

Tidal Race is on as the first array in the world makes first exports to the grid

Two interconnected underwater turbines off the coast of the Shetland Isles have been connected to the national electricity grid in Scotland.

Do we need large power generation or a smarter power grid to avoid blackouts in the future?

Nicola Shaw, executive director at National Grid, informed the BBC that consumers could use smart technology to control their use of power and help balance out grid fluctuations in the future!

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New IET Solar PV Code of Practice

The IET Code of Practice for Grid Connected Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Systems is due for publication shortly, following receipt of nearly 400 public consultation comments. The Code updates good practice for the design, specification, installation, commissioning, operation and maintenance of building-mounted, building-integrated and ground-mounted solar PV systems in the UK.

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High Voltage

High Voltage aims to attract original research papers and review articles. The scope encompasses high-voltage power engineering and high voltage applications, including experimental, computational (simulation and modelling) and theoretical studies.

IET Generation, Transmission and Distribution

IET Generation, Transmission & Distribution is intended as a forum for the publication and discussion of current practice and future developments in electric power generation, transmission and distribution.

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