Dr. Merlinda Andoni of SSG included in special “Women in Energy” list

The Smart Systems Group is proud to congratulate Dr. Merlinda Andoni for the inclusion of her paper “Blockchain technology in the energy sector: A systematic review of challenges and opportunities” in the Women in Energy Special Edition, published by Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews. In honour of International Women’s Day, this special edition has been […]


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Faults in UK Western HVDC Link Cable Highlights Need for Prognostic Health Management in Critical Infrastructure

The Western HVDC Link is a 262 mile DC power transfer connection between Western Scotland and North Wales designed to transfer up to 2.2GW of Scottish renewable power between the regions. OFGEM, who regulate the UK market for electrical energy, have announced they will be carrying out an investigation into breaches of licence conditions. This […]


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Smart Systems Group Announced as Network Awards 2020 Finalists

Professor David Flynn will represent the Smart Systems Group and Heriot-Watt University at the Network Awards 2020, as a finalist in the Partner Initiative of the Year in collaboration with Scottish Power Energy Networks (SPEN). The Network Awards reward individuals and organisations who have demonstrated exceptional performance in the energy networks space. Now in its […]


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Low Carbon Transport Award

A clean energy project that aims to reduce the carbon footprint of marine vessels has earned scientists from Heriot-Watt University a major honour at the British Renewable Energy Awards 2018. Dr David Flynn and Dr Valentin Robu from the School of Engineering and Physical Sciences, received the Low Carbon Transport Award at a recent ceremony hosted by Channel 4 News […]


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