Energy networks excellence celebrated at virtual awards ceremony

On the 23 July 2020, the virtual Network Awards ceremony, hosted by technology and engineering celebrity Kate Bellingham, was watched by over 250 viewers from across the energy networks industry and its supply chain. A full list of the awards categories and winners can be found below.

The 2020 Network Awards winners:

Cross Vector Project of Year: SGN, for its East Neuk project

Data Project of the Year

  • Winner: ElectraLink, Western Power Distribution and IBM for their Low Carbon Technologies Detection Project
  • Highly commendedSGN’s Real Time Networks project.

Health & Safety Initiative of the Year: Gas Networks Ireland for its Hazard Reporting App

Engineering Project of the Year: SGN and its Erskine Bridge project – going underground

Innovation Project of the Year – Electricity: Electricity North West and Smart Street

Innovation Project of the Year – Gas:

  • Winner: SGN’s Real Time Networks project
  • Highly Commended: Lagoni Engineering, The OSS Project

Partnership Initiative of the Year: The Energy Innovation Centre and partners for their Above and Beyond project

Stakeholder Engagement Initiative of the Year: UK Power Networks for its “Lifting families out of fuel poverty” project

The ‘Gamechanger’ Award – Networks:

  • Winner: Northern Powergrid and its Connections Auto-Design System
  • Highly commended: Scottish & Southern Electricity Networks Transmission for its Biodiversity site optioneering toolkit

The ‘Gamechanger’ Award – Non-Networks: Kaluza and its Intelligent Energy Platform