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Reference Number NIA_NGET0200
Title Study into the Concept of High Impact, Low Probability Events
Status Completed
Energy Categories Other Power and Storage Technologies(Electricity transmission and distribution) 100%;
Research Types Applied Research and Development 100%
Science and Technology Fields SOCIAL SCIENCES (Business and Management Studies) 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
National Grid Electricity Transmission
Award Type Network Innovation Allowance
Funding Source Ofgem
Start Date 01 November 2016
End Date 01 January 2017
Duration 4 months
Total Grant Value £100,000
Industrial Sectors Power
Region London
Programme Network Innovation Allowance
Investigators Principal Investigator Project Contact , National Grid Electricity Transmission (100.000%)
Web Site http://www.smarternetworks.org/project/NIA_NGET0200
Objectives The objective of this project is to build on the expertise and research that already exists for other sectors within the United Kingdom and contextualise this work in order to define how this could affect the Great Britain Electricity Transmission System. This project will be deemed successful on the completion, and publication of the report into High Impact, Low Probability events and the effect on the Great Britain Electricity Transmission System.
Abstract Currently, the concept of High Impact, Low Probability (HILP) (whilst understood as an abstract concept), is not clearly defined in terms of its incorporation into Asset Management tools for use within the utilities industry. HILP is much better understood in terms of how it related to other industries, such as the nuclear industry. There are few examples of how HILP events impact on infrastructure, with possible examples being hurricane Katrina in the United States of America, and closer to the United Kingdom, the large scale outages in Italy and Sweden. A clear understanding about how HILP should be defined and treated is required to help the Transmission Owners undertake world class asset management, and to mitigate HILP risks impact on the public. This is a critical element to the Network Output Measures methodology, and will be used by Scottish Power Transmission and Scottish Hydro Electric Transmission. Desk top to define High Impact, Low Probability events, the assets which need to be considered and how these assets should be treated.Note : Project Documents may be available via the ENA Smarter Networks Portal using the Website link above
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