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Reference Number ENA_10027059
Title Digital Twin - Exploring the societal, operational, and cross industry whole system benefits on the GD Network
Status Completed
Energy Categories FOSSIL FUELS: OIL, GAS and COAL(Oil and Gas, Refining, transport and storage of oil and gas) 30%;
OTHER CROSS-CUTTING TECHNOLOGIES or RESEARCH(Energy Models) 50%;
OTHER CROSS-CUTTING TECHNOLOGIES or RESEARCH(Energy system analysis) 20%;
Research Types Applied Research and Development 100%
Science and Technology Fields PHYSICAL SCIENCES AND MATHEMATICS (Computer Science and Informatics) 100%
UKERC Cross Cutting Characterisation Systems Analysis related to energy R&D (Energy modelling) 100%
Principal Investigator Project Contact
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SGN - Southern England
Award Type Network Innovation Allowance
Funding Source Ofgem
Start Date 01 March 2022
End Date 01 May 2022
Duration 2 months
Total Grant Value £119,127
Industrial Sectors Energy
Region South East
Programme
 
Investigators Principal Investigator Project Contact , SGN - Southern England (100.000%)
Web Site https://smarter.energynetworks.org/projects/ENA_10027059
Objectives
Abstract SGN will, with support from its partners NGGT, IBM and AWS and project supporters (Centre for Digital Built Britain and local authorities), will research and identify ways to deal with these challenges so we can act more rapidly and frequently to handle the events; ultimately improving situation awareness, business outcomes and delivery value for the industry, our customers, and society. We will assess what it will take to create a digital twin of the SGN distribution network and business processes that delivers better value to our customers. In the alpha phase this implemented digital twin will connect critical entities, through their life-cycle phases, across the SGN GD Network, business processes.In assessing the creating of a digital team project scope includes:Identification and prioritisation of candidate users, user stories and their pain points.For user stories assess the data flows/digital threads within and between itself and potentially other organisations to determine what data exists, would need creating.Determine how to improve transparency and visibility of SGN infrastructure asset data to stakeholders.Determine how to integrate the Digital Twin with other national Digital Twins, in a secure and open way.Assess SGNs multitude of IT and OT applications systems that support the business today to determine how they would be integrated into a digital twin.SGN has limited experience of digital twins and so weve proposed to collaborate with NGGT, IBM and AWS for this project.NGGT will bring knowledge and learnings to SGN to best align data and digital systems -- they will also be collaborating on the Gas Network Interoperable Digital Twin SIF to share knowledge and bridge gaps around digital systems to enable a collaborative approach around future Digital Twins.
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