NPL is working with companies in the Energy sector to develop and provide measurement capabilities, standards and infrastructure that will support innovation in low carbon energy, enable diversity of supply options, extend life and improve efficiency of existing plants along with the development of an intelligent grid system, which will allow for energy security, climate change and affordability to be addressed simultaneously, helping stimulate the UK energy economy.
With our multi-disciplined approach, NPL can work with your businesses across most areas of the energy sector, from nuclear waste classification through to the development of new materials for renewables such as wind and tidal energy. Our expertise, driven from our understanding of the importance of measurement and how to utilise it to overcome technical barriers and help drive innovation, makes NPL a valuable partner to have in any research and development programme.
Challenge Driven, Solution Focused
Our expertise and innovation eliminates the need for specialist in-house resources, reduces technical risk and can deliver revenue, cost and time savings for complex technical challenges. For over 110 years we have solved real world government and business problems and today this is applied to global customer requests from a range of markets. NPL solutions are delivered in world-class research facilities using the outputs from significant research programmes supported by government and have been shown to be world-leading in over 80% of science areas.
Customers have access to over 500 multi-disciplinary scientists, along with an extensive national and international network of partners. Our collaboration network of other science organisations, industry, academia and international laboratories prove invaluable to deliver the requirements of our customers who range from government departments, start-ups to large global multinational corporations.
NPL is working with the energy sector by developing solutions driven by your challenges through the application of cutting edge measurement that meets our customer's needs.
Our capability includes:
Working with business and industry, NPL's Research and Development programmes focus on identifying and addressing customer needs, ensuring our expertise and knowledge is always relevant and easily applied by our partners.
The Power Networks Demonstration Centre (part of the University of Strathclyde) is a key collaborative partner of the National Physical Laboratory.
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