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Reference Number NIA_SHET_0027
Title Expanding LoRa
Status Completed
Energy Categories Other Power and Storage Technologies(Electricity transmission and distribution) 50%;
Other Cross-Cutting Technologies or Research(Other Supporting Data) 50%;
Research Types Applied Research and Development 100%
Science and Technology Fields PHYSICAL SCIENCES AND MATHEMATICS (Computer Science and Informatics) 50%;
ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY (Electrical and Electronic Engineering) 50%;
UKERC Cross Cutting Characterisation Not Cross-cutting 100%
Principal Investigator Project Contact
No email address given
Scottish and Southern Energy plc
Award Type Network Innovation Allowance
Funding Source Ofgem
Start Date 01 September 2019
End Date 01 March 2021
Duration ENA months
Total Grant Value £72,500
Industrial Sectors Power
Region Scotland
Programme Network Innovation Allowance
Investigators Principal Investigator Project Contact , Scottish and Southern Energy plc (100.000%)
  Industrial Collaborator Project Contact , Scottish and Southern Energy plc (0.000%)
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Objectives Purchase off-the-shelf IoT monitoring equipment and install the items across Isle of Skye. Investigate how to connect the new IoT onto the existing SSEN LoRa Network and explore how the real-time field data is accessible. The existing SSEN LoRa Network will be used. The IoT monitoring equipment will measure parameters which influence the electrical network. The IoT monitoring equipment will be placed at locations that will also help further knowledge capture on the ability of the existing LoRa Network. To prove the assumption that LoRa enabled IoT monitoring equipment can be; purchased for less than 50 per unit is easily installed onto a LoRa NetworkReal-time field data can be readily accessible
Abstract SSEN RainMan Project was the first UK real-time field monitoring system installed with a Low Power Wide Area Network communication medium (referred to here as LoRa). The LoRa network gathers real-time information from monitoring equipment using an Internet of Things (IoT) platform to collect data. The SSEN RainMan Project specifically developed pole movement detection IoT, to monitor the status of the wooden poles across the Isle of Skye.
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Added to Database 14/12/22