Western Power Distribution

Type: Company
Name: Western Power Distribution
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

The latest roadworks in the Echo area

HERE is the latest list of roadworks in the Echo areaLantern Lane, East Leake,28 July — 02 SeptemberDelays likely Road closureWorks location: Between Its Junctions With Sharpley Drive And Sheep Plank LaneWorks description: Boat Upgarde Works Under A Section ... [Published Loughborough Echo - Jul 28 2014]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 22 hours ago - 1 reports

Power cuts in Evesham

HOMES in Evesham are currently suffering from powercuts.Western Power Distribution says homes in the WR11 postcode area have been affected.Work to restore power is ongoing and it is hoped it will be back on by 12.30am.It is not known how many homes are ... [Published Evesham Journal - 22 hours ago]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Homes in the dark after balloon takes out power cables

Homes in Dadford and Silverstone were without power on Friday night, after a hot air balloon collided with overhead cables at Silverstone Golf Club.About 150 properties lost their power supply from about 8.30pm due to damaged cables.A Western Power Distribution ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 28 2014 - Updated Jul 28 2014 - 1 reports

Western Power Distribution creating the Blueprint for Grid Modernization with Cisco

I’ve been to the UK twice this year. The traffic is terrible! Worse than I ever remember! Commentators that’s a good sign -- a sign of economic prosperity. That certainly seems to be the case in the UK. My last European-related blog -- Ferguson Group ... [Published Cisco - Jul 28 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

Powerful investment for Heage

Over £2million is being spent on a major initiative to boost power supplies in Heage, north Derbyshire.This new initiative involves the dismantling of around 10km of overhead power lines and the removal of forty steel towers on a circuit that runs between ... [Published Noodls - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

Poly tunnel for Three Ways School

Students from Three Ways School in Bath are expanding their enterprise skills thanks to the addition of a new poly tunnel funded by Western Power Distribution.Three Ways is a special needs academy offering a unique, stimulating learning environment for ... [Published Noodls - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Statutory consultation on changes to licence condition CRC 14 in relation to the DPCR4 losses incentive mechanism

The Authority proposes to modify the electricity distribution licence held by Western Power Distribution (WPD), SP Energy Networks (SPEN) and UK Power Networks (UKPN) (“the licensees”) by amending Special Condition CRC 14 (Distribution Charges: supplementary ... [Published Ofgem - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Atlantic Way in Westward Ho! closed due to fallen telegraph pole

Police on scene to control ‘traffic chaos’ this morning (Thursday).POLICE have closed Atlantic Way in Westward Ho! this morning (Thursday) after a telegraph pole was reported down.Officers reporter ‘traffic chaos’ and have been at the scene diverting ... [Published Devon 24 - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Derbyshire: £2million project to improve power supply

More than £2million is being spent on a major initiative to boost power supplies in Heage.Western Power Distribution is investing in its network to further improve supply reliability.The initiative involves dismantling around ten kilometres of overhead ... [Published Matlock Mercury - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Wells Journal published 400 houses left without electricity in Wells

Comments (0)HOUSES in Wells were left without electricity this morning following a power cut.400 houses and buildings were in the dark as Western Power Distribution attempted to rectify the problem.On Twitter the power company, @wpduk , said: “The majority ... [Published Wells Journal - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Grant helps towards valuable equipment for club

WYTHALL Radio Club will soon be transmitting to the wider area, thanks to the generosity of a local company.The club has become the latest beneficiary of a community grant from Western Power Distribution.The energy group helps to support the community ... [Published Tewkesbury Admag - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Power cut hits businesses and traffic lights in Nottingham

Power was restored by 11.30amHOMES and businesses in the city have had intermittent power this morning following a "high voltage fault".Western Power Distribution has had reports of power cuts every 15 minutes.The power cuts have also caused failures ... [Published Nottingham Post - Jul 22 2014]

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Tracy Carr from WPD added "It was great to spend some time with the students and see how the poly tunnel will support greater independence for the older students and a space for everyone to enjoy."
"It ensures that we can provide a high level of service to these areas in the long term by improving the infrastructure and security of our electricity network" said Pat Booth, WPD's Projects Manager for the area
"It gives the relay station the potential to be used for emergency communications across Worcestershire and the West Midlands should something unexpected happen, so it is a great investment.”"
The Bead Shop in Market Street was one of the affected businesses. They tweeted: "It's all fun and games - with a combination of a nice sunny day, torches and mobile phones we're still open!"

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Find out where the latest roadworks are in the ... [Published Loughborough Echo - 12 hours ago]
Power cuts in Evesham [Published Evesham Journal - 22 hours ago]
Energy sector weekly round-up to 25 July 2014 [Published Practical Law Company - Jul 28 2014]
Homes in the dark after balloon takes out power... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Jul 28 2014]
The latest roadworks in the Echo area [Published Loughborough Echo - Jul 28 2014]
Western Power Distribution creating the Bluepri... [Published Cisco - Jul 28 2014]
Poly tunnel for Three Ways School [Published Noodls - Jul 26 2014]
Powerful investment for Heage [Published Noodls - Jul 26 2014]
Statutory consultation on changes to licence co... [Published Ofgem - Jul 24 2014]
Atlantic Way in Westward Ho! closed due to fall... [Published Devon 24 - Jul 24 2014]
Derbyshire: £2million project to improve power ... [Published Matlock Mercury - Jul 24 2014]
Wells Journal published 400 houses left without... [Published Wells Journal - Jul 24 2014]
Grant helps towards valuable equipment for club [Published Tewkesbury Admag - Jul 23 2014]
Power cut hits businesses and traffic lights in... [Published Nottingham Post - Jul 22 2014]
Roadworks in North Devon this week - 21/07/2014 [Published North Devon Journal - Jul 21 2014]
Fire crews called to smoking cables [Published Ledbury Reporter - Jul 19 2014]
More than 1000 houses without power in south De... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Jul 19 2014]
Ashbourne power cut: Power now restored to thou... [Published Ashbourne News Telegraph - Jul 18 2014]
Thousands without electricity after power cut i... [Published Ashbourne News Telegraph - Jul 18 2014]
IanMat published Electrical fire starts at Pars... [Published Shepton Mallet Journal - Jul 18 2014]
Parts of Plymouth blacked out after 'explosion' [Published Torquay Herald Express - Jul 17 2014]
Explosion leaves part of Plymouth blacked out [Published Plymouth Herald - Jul 17 2014]
U.K. Utility Uses ATDI Software for Communicati... [Published Radio Resource Magazine - Jul 16 2014]
'Landmark' developments bring business to Cornwall [Published Insider Media Limited - Jul 16 2014]
Mapping software developer Sigma Seven secures ... [Published Daily Record - Jul 16 2014]
Sigma Seven helps UK Power Networks keep London... [Published GIS Café - Jul 15 2014]
UK Power Networks invests £1 million in technol... [Published Land Mobile - Jul 15 2014]
Cash contest success a high note for singers [Published Mid Devon Gazette - Jul 15 2014]
13,000 properties affected by power cuts in Lla... [Published South Wales Evening Post - Jul 15 2014]
Up to 13,000 homes without power in Llanelli af... [Published Wales Online - Jul 15 2014]
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Toshiba to supply Lithium-titanate battery for ... [Published Green Car Congress - Jun 24 2014]
Toshiba Corporation will supply the battery for the United Kingdom’s first 2MW scale lithium-titanate battery based Energy Storage System (ESS) to support grid management. The company’s 1MWh SCiB battery will be installed in a primary substation in ...
PPL's United Kingdom Subsidiaries Accepted for ... [Published PR Newswire: Energy - Feb 28 2014]
ALLENTOWN, Pa., Feb. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PPL Corporation (NYSE: PPL) received official confirmation Friday (2/28) that business plans submitted by its four Western Power Distribution subsidiaries in the United Kingdom have been accepted in full, subject ...
PPL's United Kingdom Subsidiaries Accept Ofgem'... [Published PR Newswire: Energy - Feb 17 2014]
ALLENTOWN, Pa., Feb. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PPL Corporation (NYSE: PPL) said Monday (2/17) that its Western Power Distribution subsidiaries in the United Kingdom have accepted a decision by the Office of Electricity and Gas Markets (Ofgem) to set the ...
Extreme Weather - Europe - United Kingdom [Published RSOE EDIS - Emergency and Disaster Information - Feb 15 2014]
EDIS Number: ST-20140215-42692-GBR Date / time: 15/02/2014 05:19:52 [UTC] Event: Extreme Weather Area: Europe Country: United Kingdom State/County: Wales Location: [Wales-wide] Number of Deads: N/A Number of Injured: N/A Number of Infected: ...
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Fitch: RIIO-ED1 Places Pressure on Western Powe... [Published Fitch Ratings Headlines Corporate - Mar 10 2014]
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