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Game-changing cable fault response tool now available for offshore wind

automated fault response tool

Light-speed tech innovation heralds new era of distributed sensor systems for offshore renewables A new distributed instrumentation technology, which significantly reduces operating costs for offshore renewables operators by automating the response to subsea power cable faults has been launched. The game-changing innovation has been developed by Synaptec, a tech start-up with roots in the University […]

Synaptec featured in environment times

Our recent UK Energy Innovation Award win was covered by Environment Times in the latest issue ( Volume 17 Issue 2) which just came out. Click on the latest issue featured top right on their homepage 

Join us at LCNI conference!

We will be at the Low Carbon Networks and Innovation Conference in Telford UK  on December 6-7, talking about how we save money for power utilities who need more and better monitoring and control of distributed energy resources throughout their networks  

Synaptec win 2017 UK Energy Innovation Prize

WINNER! Best Offshore Renewables Innovation at the 2017 UK Energy Innovation Awards. Synaptec beat the largest ever entry field to win this prestigous award for our Refase™ product. By their nature, offshore windfarms are hard to reach so when something goes wrong it costs millions to locate and repair faults. And when we say Millions, […]

Philip Orr interviewed by InnovOil

Synaptec’s Managing Director, Philip Orr, was interviewed recently by InnovOil’s editor, Andrew Dykes, about Synaptec’s technology and its application to security and monitoring in the offshore sector. You can read the article here or download it for offline reading here (PDF).

Synaptec announces first major investment

PRESS RELEASE, 2nd August 2016 A spin out company from the University of Strathclyde has secured funding from one of Scotland’s leading angel syndicates to help it break into the renewable energy and subsea markets. Synaptec, which has developed high performance fibre optic technology to reduce the downtime and operating costs of electrical power networks […]

Synaptec partnering with GE Grid Solutions, ABB, and ScottishPower to deliver £11m innovation project

Synaptec will partner with ScottishPower, GE Grid Solutions, ABB and the University of Manchester to deliver an innovation project designed by SP Energy Networks to help deliver a smarter electricity network for consumers. The project, to be led by ScottishPower Energy Networks, has been successfully awarded as part of Ofgem’s 2015 Network Innovation Competition. FITNESS (Future Intelligent […]

Synaptec’s UK network innovation project to be exhibited at LCNI conference

Synaptec’s ongoing innovation project in collaboration with ScottishPower and SSE is to be exhibited at the Low Carbon Networks & Innovation conference in Liverpool. The conference will be held from 24-26th November 2015 in the ACC Liverpool. Synaptec’s Distributed Photonic Grid Instrumentation (DPGI) project will be exhibited as part of ScottishPower’s exhibition stand alongside other ScottishPower […]

Synaptec to present at PAC World 2015 conference

Synaptec’s Managing Director, Dr Philip Orr, will be presenting on Synaptec’s technology, and its application to particular industry problems, at the PAC World 2015 conference. The Sixth Protection, Automation and Control (PAC) World Conference will take place from 29 June to 2 July 2015 at the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow, UK. Dr Orr will be […]

Synaptec to undertake Innovation project

Synaptec is to develop its novel measurement technology as part of a Network Innovation Allowance project supported by the UK electricity network operators ScottishPower Transmission and Scottish Hydro Electric Transmission. The Network Innovation Allowance (NIA), administered by the UK energy regulator, Ofgem, allows network operators to fund technical, commercial, or operational projects that have the […]