25 May '18, 3pm

Scottish Energy Minister visits Natural Power’s new control room and Brockloch Rig Wind Farm https://t.co/hgDOqLk6LR

The new control room is the largest, independently operated 24/7 control room in the UK, managing more than 175 renewable energy assets which are located throughout the UK, Ireland, France and the US. The new investment ensures that the company’s ControlCentre, which currently employs 19 staff and manages 5 GW of capacity, complies with all new EU cybersecurity rules in order to protect clients assets and the grid agains potential cyber-attacks. “In early 2017 we decided to take control centre to the next level” said Stephen Trotter, Managing Director at Natural Power. “To ensure Natural Power remained at the forefront of asset management, real-time data provision and security requirements, this investment is designed to deliver the next decade of services to a market where our clients demand more flexibility; where interaction between generators, system and network operat...

Full article: https://www.renewableenergymagazine.com/panorama/scottish...

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