SDRC 9.8c(3) – DNO Training and Policies Review

Posted on December 6th, 2016

The New Thames Valley Vision (NTVV) full bid submission [Ref. 1] defines the Successful Delivery Reward Criteria (SDRC) that must be met for the DNO Training & Policies Review (SDRC 9.8c(3)). The key topics covered within this report, as defined by the SDRC evidence requirements, are as follows, with the policy review informing the development […]

SDRC 9.8C 2 Knowledge Sharing – Low Carbon Community Advisory Centre Final Version

Posted on December 6th, 2016

The New Thames Valley Vision (NTVV) is a Low Carbon Network Fund Tier 2 project awarded by Ofgem during the 2011 competitive selection process. Focusing on the low voltage network, the NTVV aims to demonstrate how electricity distribution networks can better serve their customers by understanding, anticipating and supporting their energy use as they move […]

SDRC 9.8b (3) Technical Impact Evaluation: Impact on DNO Network from Low Carbon Promotions

Posted on September 9th, 2016

The UK’s energy networks will play a vital role in meeting future energy challenges. As Great Britain moves towards a low carbon economy, the penetration of Low Carbon Technologies (LCTs) across the distribution networks has increased. As a result, the role of the Distribution Network Operators (DNOs) of ensuring the distribution networks infrastructure remains within […]

SDRC 9.8(b) Part 2: Housing Associations and Low Carbon Promotions

Posted on September 9th, 2016

The New Thames Valley Vision (NTVV) full bid submission [SSEPD 2011] defines the Successful Delivery Reward Criteria (SDRC) that must be met in line with the project milestones. This report addresses the criteria for SDRC 9.8(b)2 to promote Low Carbon Technologies (LCT) in local communities, specifically in the Thames Valley area. The key topics covered […]

SDRC 9.8(b)Part 1: Low Carbon Fuel Poor Evaluation

Posted on September 9th, 2016

The New Thames Valley Vision (NTVV) full bid submission [SSEPD 2011] defines the Successful Delivery Reward Criteria (SDRC) that must be met in line with the project milestones. The key topics covered within this report as defined by the SDRC evidence requirements are as follows: Evaluation of fuel poverty; Low carbon choices; and Economic consequences […]

SDRC 9.8(a) Part 6 Knowledge Sharing Report: Smart Meter performance

Posted on September 9th, 2016

This report makes observations on Smart Meter performance based on: interactions with Energy Suppliers, direct engagement with distribution network customers, the project roll-out of smart-meter like equipment, management of data through a head-end system and storage and manipulation of data using a data historian. The NTVV project reflects a future scenario where access to smart […]

SDRC 9.8(a) Part 1 Knowledge Sharing Report: End Use and Network Monitoring Evaluation

Posted on September 9th, 2016

Criterion: Prepare final reports on the trials carried out on the subjects listed in “Evidence 9.8” as well as an end of project report Evidence: (1) End Use and Network Monitoring Evaluation (Methods 1 and 3, Learning Outcome 1.1) • Installation (cost, timescales, ability to connect live to minimise effect on customers) • Operation (reliability, accuracy […]

SDRC 9.2(d) Evidence Report: Optimising Network Monitoring Based on Installation of First 100 Substation Monitors

Posted on September 9th, 2016

Criterion: Develop and Trial Method of Optimising Network Monitoring Based on Installation of First 100 Substation Monitors  Evidence: Prepare Report reviewing optimal deployment of monitors based on installation of first 100 substation monitors.     This document provides details of the review of the deployment of the first 100 substation monitors, and presents the findings […]

SDRC 9.2c Evidence Report: Install and Commission the Network Management Component of the Distributed Solutions Integrator System

Posted on September 9th, 2016

Criterion: Install and commission the Network Management component of the Distributed Solutions Integrator System (DSI) Evidence: Presentation of commissioning report to Ofgem. System tour and overview will be offered. Photographs can also be provided as a backup. The ‘Network Management component’ of the DSI is known as a Distribution Management System (DMS) and is referred to […]

SDRC 9.2(b) Evidence Report 100 Substation Monitoring Installations Installed

Posted on September 9th, 2016

This document provides details of the completion of the installation of the 100 substation monitors, and presents the findings identified in line with the evidence criteria specified for the Successful Delivery Reward Criteria (SDRC).   It is confirmed that:   100 substation locations have been identified from which data can be interpreted by the University […]