• Smarter use of data is a powerful tool for gas network management
• Data analysis helps to optimize maintenance and asset replacement
• National Grid data project will improve compressor station operations
UK energy company National Grid is using data to keep its country-wide gas transmission network operating reliably and safely. It sees digitalization and data analytics as important tools to address increasingly complex network management challenges caused by diversifying sources of supply and demand.
National Grid is working with DNV GL to better predict the operational availability of compressor station engines as part of this initiative. Two of the energy company’s innovation managers – Tamsin Kashap and Tom Neal – join its compressor strategy manager Jeremy Hunns in discussing the project and how the company approaches innovation and digitalization...