Power Networks Demonstration Centre

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The Power Networks Demonstration Centre is a venture between the University of Strathclyde, Scottish Enterprise, the Scottish Funding Council, Scottish Power and Scottish and Southern Energy aimed at accelerating the adoption of novel research and technologies into the electricity industry.

Building the next generation of electricity networks requires collaborating teams; we contribute to this diversity by employing staff with diverse academic and industrial backgrounds as well as collaborating in every stage of R&D with all our members. This pooling capacity added to PNDC’s unique facilities allows us to play a key role in the development of our industry. The centre is part of the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering.

To learn more about our research, please feel free to visit our Youtube Channel or download our PNDC brochure.

To learn more about our  unique, reconfigurable 11kV/400V network, please watch the video below:

 

Our Vision

To provide a purpose built platform for researching and developing state of the art electrical transmission, distribution and generation innovation.

To provide a realistic and controllable test bed for the development of emerging technologies that will support the realisation of a de-carbonised grid.

To create a rapid technology pipeline accelerating the proving and deployment of integrated solutions.

PNDC News

April 2014

PNDC is now recruiting

Please see our vacancies page for further information.


February 2014

New industry collaboration for Power Networks Demonstration Centre

Locamation join as Tier 2 member-  press release


November 2013

LCNF Conference - 13th-14th November 2013

Campbell Booth and Federico Coffele  both attended the LCNF conference in Brighton, in November.

For more information on the LCNF conference 2013 please click here.


October 2013

Check out our latest workshop video


May  2013

We are Officially Open!

We were officially opened on the 15th May 2013 by Scotland's First Minister - press release

Contact PNDC

For more information please contact

Power Networks Demonstration Centre
University of Strathclyde
62 Napier Road
Wardpark
Cumbernauld
G68 0EF
United Kingdom

t: +44 (0)1236 617161

pndc@strath.ac.uk