Chris Goodhand, Innovation Manager (01977 605641)
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Innovation Funding Incentive
This project has been a joint venture between CE Electric and Durham
University. It was a three year project with the majority of the work
being undertaken by a mature student working towards a PhD. The
work was completed in this reporting year.
The philosophy underpinning the design of distribution networks in the
UK has evolved over a period of many years during the formative stages
of the development of the networks. Very little work has been
undertaken in recent years to review whether these fundamental
principles are appropriate to meet current customer requirements.
A number of factors, which have increased in prominence in recent
years, suggest that a review of these principles is appropriate.
Development of a methodology to quantify network risk and develop a
network risk modelling assessment tool.