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PowerelectronicsUK Publishes Consultation Paper

Over the last year, PowerelectronicsUK has worked with the KTN and major stakeholders in industry and academia to develop a detailed understanding of the strengths, challenges and opportunities...

Solar Energy Systems Special Interest Group: Power Electronic Enabled

Solar energy is an important part of the UK's energy mix, with current focus on Solar photovoltaics (PV) which is now, after hydro and wind power, the third largest renewable energy source in...

IET Launches Power Electronics, Machines and Drives Professional Network

Addressing a demand expressed at the last IET PEMD conference earlier this yeat the IET has launched a new Technical Professional Network for power electronics professionals. The TPN aims to...

Unique opportunity for UK sensor suppliers to explore problems in the buoyant rail sector

UK rail seeks innovative solutions Register your interest now in a workshop that addresses this - and much more! The UK rail sector is seeing unprecedented levels of investment with...

CompetitionResults: Power Electronics - Enabling A Resilient Energy System

Earlier in 2013 the Technology Strategy Board ran a competition surrounding power electronics and more specifically, looking at the challenges of delivering a UK energy system fit for the...

Future Energy Management for Buildings Competition

The Technology Strategy Board and the Research Councils' UK Energy Programme are to invest up to £4m in collaborative R&D to stimulate innovation in the field of  energy management...

Training in Failure Analysis for Power Electronics

Loughborough Surface Analysis Ltd (LSA), Midlands Surface Analysis (MSA) and Materials Consultancy Services Ltd (MCS), in association with ESP KTN , are organising a one-day workshop addressing...

Recording and presentations now available: Power Electronics KTP call webinar, 19 April 2013

Please see below links to presentations and the full recording of our webinar below. If you have any further questions regarding this competition or about KTP in general, don't hesitate...

Lunchtime webinar: Power Electronics - Developing a Resilient Energy System: Targeted Call for KTPs

Friday, 19 April 2013, 12.30 - 13.30 (GMT) PLEASE REGISTER HERE The Technology Strategy Board, Welsh Government and the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC)...

India – UKTI Webinar: Smart grids and smart meters

  India is the fourth largest energy consumer in the world, accounting for more than 4% of global consumption. The distribution sector is seen as the weakest link in the Indian power...

Power Electronics Enabling a Resilient Energy System

  Please see below registration links for the Feb 13 th  competition briefing and brokering event in Birmingham.   Briefing:  ...

Welsh Power Electronics Workshop & Competition Brokerage 22 Jan 2013

A Workshop in collaboration between Welsh Government, ESPKTN, ESTnet and TSB   Objective:  To bring a Welsh power electronics community together for a meeting to...

ABB announces world's first gigawatt scale semiconductor HVDC Circuit Breaker

  In what may be the Electricity Grid news of 2012, ABB has announced the development of an IGBT based HVDC Circuit breaker. Existing mechanical HVDC breakers are capable of...

Workshop on Power Electronics - Enabling a resilient energy system through cross sector working, 29 November 2012

  he EG&S KTN, the ESP KTN and the Technology Strategy Board  would like to invite you to a workshop on Power Electronics which will be held on the 29th of November at the...

TSB Call Scoping: Power Electronic Technologies to Enable Resilient Energy Systems

The Technology Strategy Board are seeking your views on a Competition for Power Electronic Technologies to Enable Resilient Energy Systems: Power electronics and associated control/ICT...

Power Electronics

ESP KTN has a new group for you to join and keep abreast of uptodate news.   The Power Electronics group brings together the UK Power Electronics community ( from MegaWatts to...

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TSB Call Scoping: Power Electronic Technologies to Enable Resilient Energy Systems

The Technology Strategy Board are seeking your views on a Competition for Power Electronic...

CompetitionResults: Power Electronics - Enabling A Resilient Energy System

Earlier in 2013 the Technology Strategy Board ran a competition surrounding power electronics...

ABB announces world's first gigawatt scale semiconductor HVDC Circuit Breaker

  In what may be the Electricity Grid news of 2012, ABB has announced the...