- Leicestershire, England, Hinckley
Stakeholder Specialist (Pricing) National Grid connects Britain with the electricity and gas that keeps homes warm and businesses powered. We are driving the agenda to provide secure and sustainable energy both now and in the future. To meet this challen
- Leicestershire, Hinckley, England
Investment Strategy Analyst (Capital)£28,185 - £31,501 plus relevant benefitsHinckley National Grid's energy network transports gas to homes and businesses all over the UK. It's an essential part of all our lives. And it needs to be continuously advanced
- England, West Midlands / England
- £41 - £526 per annum + plus relevant benefits
Integrity Engineer£41,526 - £46,000 plus relevant benefitsWest Midlands/East Midlands National Grid's energy network transports gas and electricity to homes and businesses all over the UK. It's an essential part of all our lives. And it needs to be contin
- England, Hinckley, Leicestershire
National Grid's distribution network transports gas to homes and businesses all over the UK. It's an essential part of all our lives. And it needs to be continuously advanced and enhanced to meet increasing demand whilst embracing new energy solutions. Th
- £49-58k per annum, dependent on experience
Manage issues and working groups relating to all types of equipment and assets used on the UK Transmission and Distribution Networks.
- Recruiter: Energy Networks Association
- Competitive salary, dependent on experience
Co-ordinate the network resilience, emergency planning and the Single Electricity Number (SEN) work in the ENA Engineering team.
- Recruiter: Energy Networks Association
- England, Cambridgeshire
- £33000 - £39000 per annum
Operations Supervisor - (Mechanical/Electrical/Instrumentation) Salary: Circa £33k - 39k dependant on experience + vehicle and great additional benefits (share scheme, pension, potential bonus).Location: Wisbech - Cambridgeshire We currently have an excit
- Humber Refinery, South Killingholme, North Lincolnshire DN40 3DW
- £60k - 75k plus extensive Compensation and benefits package, dependent upon experience
Experienced Process Control Leader providing leadership and technical support for Oil Refinery. Extensive Compensation and benefits package.
- Recruiter: Phillips 66
- Warwick, Warwickshire
You will be required to lead the regional Customer Services strategy and resources to maximise Customer satisfaction.
- Recruiter: Siemens
- Zurich, Canton of Zürich (CH)
The successful candidate is expected to develop a strong and visible research programme in the area of control and diagnostics of building systems
- Recruiter: ETH Zurich
Noise reduction innovation for power stations
Schiller Biomass Power Station in New Hamsphire uses the innovative noise reduction technology [Credit: PNSH]
New technology deployed at the largest US biomass power plant prevents creation of noise from fans while reducing power consumption.
The solution developed by the Industrial Noise and Vibration Centre (INVC) from Berkshire, UK, relies on active noise reduction instead of suppressing the noise by silencers and acoustic enclosures.
“We have developed a way to prevent the noise being generated in the first place instead by designing aerodynamic inserts that fit inside the fan casing. You can think of these as akin to the aerodynamic features used on Formula 1 cars to control airflow,” said Peter Wilson, the INVC technical director.
The technology was installed at the 50 MW Schiller biomass power plant in New Hampshire - the largest biomass power plant in the US. The site had had problems due to the noise produced by the station’s ID fan. The installation itself only required 12 hours. According to a technical review evaluating the solution, not only noise reduction has been achieved but the plant has also been consuming considerably less energy.
"We recorded a 10dB drop in noise, which is huge. We also recorded a reduction in the power used by the ID fan after Quiet Fan technology had been installed." said Jim Granger, the Senior Engineer at Schiller.
Conventional silencing technology to suppress the drone of large ID fans is rather costly and increases down-time of the installation. According to the evaluation data, the Quit Fan technology managed to achieve similar level of noise reduction costing about 80 per cent less.
"As the dust settles after the referendum result, we consider what happens next. We also look forward to an international summer of sport."
- HMS Ambush submarine crashes into ship, again
- Coffee and donuts in first US commercial drone delivery
- Tesla’s 'Master Plan' future for self-driving cars and solar power
- Fishing drone flies 2km out to sea and brings home its catch
- Flight MH370 search to be suspended, relatives informed
- Chip and pin compromised by hackers 'within a year'