Mar 2013
Electricity Distribution
Sustainable Asset Risk and Prioritisation Modelling
Mar 2013
UK Power Networks
UKPN Innovation Team
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Innovation Funding Incentive
Comms & IT
The projects have the potential to deliver in the following areas:

  • Optimising safety and environmental requirements for management of insulating oils and SF6

  • Technical liaison with international utilities to share new technology and failure modes

  • Development of condition-based assessments, or tests, to determine asset condition

  • Extended serviceable life of switchgear and transformers.
The project has the following objectives:

  • Modelling the future condition of assets and replace/refurbish/maintain decisions on individual components

  • Inconsistency in asset modelling and information gathering

  • Preparation for an optimisation which might include plant loading as a parameter.