2017 PEI Issue 7
There are multiple challenges facing consultants in upgrading Environmental and Social Impact Assessments to international standards, writes Mark Wilson
Traditional pump design methods have relied on testing physical prototypes. However, creating a digital prototype and using computational fluid dynamics can enable rapid investigation of multiple designs over a range of conditions, writes Elspeth Mosedale
Utilities must strike a balance between absorbing customer arrears and chasing down payments and they are increasingly using data analytics to help, writes Rohit Gupta
While cybersecurity is a growing concern for Europe's power sector, regulations, standards and training have not kept up with the fast-moving evolution of today's threats. A new collaboration between the European Network for Cyber Security (ENCS) and transmission system operators' network ENTSO-E aims to address the issue.
Mitigating risk and anticipating attack vulnerabilities on utility grids and systems is not just about installing technology, writes Didier Giarratano