High voltage circuit breaker in a power substation.

Energy Power networks & smart grids

Strathclyde is at the forefront of research into the planning and operation of tomorrow’s energy networks.  Working with major utilities to drive forward the field of power system design, planning and operation, our research and innovation covers issues that affect the whole power system

Through strong, interdisciplinary links with renewable, nuclear, asset management and energy utilisation subthemes our network expertise is linked with the full range of electricity system stakeholders.

World-class distribution-network test-bed where a wide range of innovative devices and techniques have been trialled

Strathclyde is also host to leading industry centres: