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Innovation Funding Incentive
Gas Transmission Networks
This programme of work is concerned with mitigation of the impacts
of severe weather events. This is being achieved by assessing
technology that will enhance National Grid's preparedness for
flooding events and developing better weather observation
Climate change is resulting in greater frequency of flood
events similar to the flooding experienced in June/July 2007.
In order to reduce the requirements to initiate an assessment
of all sites after each of these high profile flooding events, it
is envisaged that a robust strategic solution is needed that
will be flexible enough that in depth site assessment will not