Author: Prof. David Flynn Spending on global offshore renewable energy infrastructure over the next ten years is expected to reach over US$16 billion (£11.3bn). This involves creating an extra 2.5 million kilometres of global submarine cables by 2030. To lay and secure these cables against ocean currents involves ploughing the seabed and dumping rocks and concrete “mattresses” to serve […]
Developing the Energy Systems of the Future
A new ground-breaking local energy company, ReFLEX Orkney Ltd, has today [1st December] launched a range of new low-carbon transport and power services exclusive to Orkney residents and businesses to further decarbonise the island’s energy system. This is a major milestone for the £28.5 million ReFLEX Orkney project which is part funded by UK Research […]
Low Carbon and Networks Innovation Conference 2019
Professor David Flynn was invited to talk at the 2019 LCN conference at the end of October. He introduced the challenges and opportunities of Big Data analytics in our energy infrastructure. Emphasising the value in close partnership between industry and academia in order to accelerate the innovation cycle required to address the climate emergence challenges.