Data & digital

The collection, aggregation and sharing of data is a vital component of how we will reach net zero. It underpins business models and allows for the demonstration of environmental and community benefit. There is no one size fits all approach to how data is recorded but ensuring the interoperability of methods could allow for further growth of renewables in a flexible energy system of the future. 

See the below initiatives at the cutting edge of this data sharing...

  • Western Power Distribution Common Information Models (CIM) allow their network and its assets can now viewed schematically whilst being able to understand their detail and properties.