Decarbonisation is a primary driver of this change, but it is reinforced by the trend towards decentralised energy and the advance of digitalisation. The challenge is to facilitate the transformation of the power system in an efficient and timely way that delivers value to customers.
Whole system thinking
The Future Power Systems Architecture (FPSA) programme takes a whole system approach – considering the traditional power system together with the installations, appliances and devices on the customers’ side of the meter – and how it interacts with other energy vectors such as transport and heat.
FPSA is delivered by an independent expert body with extensive technical, commercial, regulatory, digital expertise and experience. It has a strong customer perspective.
The three phases
The programme has taken a three-phase approach: