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NETWORK / 3 / JUNE 2016 T H E G R I D JUNE 70% Deployment of domestic energy storage and DSR would be needed to defer network reinforcement costs, according to WPD's SoLa Bristol project. £1.2m Energy storage company Powervault's latest investment campaign is overfunded MORE ON P20 "We always keep an eye open. There may be opportunities, but it's got to create value." National Grid's chief fi nancial offi cer Andrew Bonfi eld, speaking to Network about ensuring the company evolves to stay at the heart of the energy industry. NETWORKS.ONLINE The Future Power System Architecture Project will "challenge the established architecture" of the power system and identify 35 new or extended functions for the UK power grid. DR SIMON HARRISON, CHAIR OF THE FUTURE POWER SYSTEM ARCHITECTURE (FPSA) PROJECT Greater Complexity EDITORIAL Editor Jane Gray, t: 01342 332087, e: Deputy editor Lucinda Dann, t: 01342 332083, e: Utilities content director Ellen Bennett, t: 01342 332084, e: Production controller Sharon Miller, t: 01342 332054 Business development manager Helen Smith, t: 01342 332109 e: Business development director Ed Roberts, t: 01342 332067, e: Membership manager Peter Bissell, t: 01342 332057, e: Brand marketing manager, utilities Ben Parker, t: 01342 332103, e: Publisher and chief executive Amanda Barnes, e: General enquiries 01342 332000 Printed by Buxton Press Palace Road, Buxton, Derbyshire SK17 6AE Published by Faversham House Ltd, Windsor Court, Wood Street, East Grinstead, RH19 1UZ NETWORKS.ONLINE "UNFORTUNATELY, THERE IS NO SINGLE DEFINITIVE SOURCE THAT INDUSTRY PARTICIPANTS CAN USE TO ADDRESS THEIR CYBERSECURITY NEEDS." ROB HAYES AND JONATHAN LAM, PA CONSULTING MORE ON P9 £170m Removing the embedded benefi t will increase costs to local generators, ADE warns. NETWORKS.ONLINE 100 sites Western Power Distribution is rolling out a digital mobile radio (DMR) telemetry solution to three of its sites in the Midlands. NETWORKS.ONLINE "I WANT THERE TO BE REAL CHALLENGES TO NETWORK COMPANIES TOO. THEY MAY NOT HAVE THEIR MONOPOLIES IN 20 YEARS' TIME". OFGEM CHIEF EXECUTIVE DERMOT NOLAN SPEAKING AT LAST MONTH'S UTILITY WEEK LIVE Complexity YEARS' TIME". OFGEM CHIEF EXECUTIVE DERMOT NOLAN SPEAKING AT LAST MONTH'S UTILITY WEEK LIVE

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