The Power Networks Demonstration Centre (PNDC), a world class smart grid testing and development centre located within the University of Strathclyde, is launching an SME competition to help enable visibility of data for power networks. The scope of this competition is intentionally wide with a view to stimulating and uncovering a large number of SME’s that are, or could in the future provide new data monitoring solutions that will help accelerate the U.K smart grid transformation.
The PNDC is looking to stimulate a response from start-up/small/medium sized organisations that have the capability to provide data on power networks.
Key aspects of the technology solution might include:
Distribution networks in particular require new effective methods of creating visibility. This competition offers a platform to complement some of the existing industry projects but also to stimulate new providers with technology applications that may be appropriate for this sector.
“This is an exciting phase for power networks and this competition is one avenue to help the emerging supplier base share their innovative solutions with this changing sector” David Rutherford, CEO.
The winners will receive:
Timescales are as follows:
Register your interest below or by calling us on 0151 348 8042. The deadline for returning entries is the 7th April 2017.