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BACK TO NEWS NORTHERN POWERGRID BEGINS UK-FIRST TRIAL OF GROUND-MOUNTED ENERGY SAVING...
06 Dec 2019
Northern Powergrid will be the UK’s first distribution network operator (DNO) to trial super low loss ground-mounted Amorphous transformers (AMTs). The transformers can reduce core losses by up to 90%, compared to the older ground-mounted...
CIRED 2019 PRESENTATION
09 Apr 2019
Northern Powergrid and Newcastle University collaborative submission on "Enhancing the Understanding of Distribution Network Losses" has been selected for a presentation in the 25th International Conference and Exhibition on Electricity Distribution...
NORTHERN POWERGRID INVESTIGATES TRANSFORMER HEAT RECOVERY VIABILITY
22 Mar 2019
Northern Powergrid, the company responsible for keeping the lights on for 3.9 million homes and businesses across the North East, Yorkshire and northern Lincolnshire, has teamed up with engineering and design consultancy Arup,  to help manage losses...
NORTHERN POWERGRID JOINS FORCES WITH NEWCASTLE UNIVERSITY TO IMPROVE POWER NETWORK LOSSES
14 Mar 2019
We've joined forces with Newcastle University to enhance its understanding of electrical losses from the region's power network.
THE LOSSES DISCRETIONARY REWARD (LDR) RESULT FOR TRANCHE TWO 2018
23 Jan 2019
The LDR aims to encourage DNOs to undertake additional actions to better understand and manage electricity losses on their networks. Tranche two is focused on the progress made by the DNOs since tranche one, looking at the specific actions they have...

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This document states the Northern Powergrid approach and to provide guidance for the methodology of calculating the losses and carbon emissions associated with the operation of distribution system.
This CBA template can be applied to determine the capitalised values for losses in the transformer procurement process.
This CBA template can be applied to assess the losses implications associated with alternative choices of conductors.
This CBA template can be applied to assess the losses implications associated with project-specific network design solutions.
This CBA template can be applied to assess the losses implications associated with alternative choices of transformers.
This document describes the processes, technologies and engineering solutions that Northern Powergrid is adopting In the 2015-23 period to ensure electrical losses on the distribution system are as low as reasonably practicable.
The aim of the LDR scheme is to encourage and incentivise DNO groups to undertake additional actions to better understand and manage electricity losses.
Tranche two LDR is focused on the progress made by the DNOs since tranche one, looking at the specific actions they have taken to improve their understanding of losses.
Northern Powergrid has joined forces with Arup to investigate transformer heat recovery viability.
Northern Powergrid is teaming up with Newcastle University enhance the understanding of network losses.
Northern Powergrid has commissioned WSP to publish a report on the impact of voltage and harmonic variations on domestic losses.
Northern Powergrid 2017 consultation on future-proofing losses plans.
This project investigates the range of impacts of the Conservation Voltage Reduction (CVR) Programme on the Northern Powergrid (Yorkshire) High voltage (HV) distribution network
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