Accelerating Renewable Connections

  • Plecas, Milana (Researcher)
  • Kockar, Ivana (Principal Investigator)
  • Gill, Simon (Researcher)

Project: Knowledge Exchange

Project Details


The ARC project is an innovative project lead by Scottish Power Energy Networks and funded by Ofgem's Low Carbon Network Fund. The aim of the project is to accelerate the process and time for connection of renewable generation to the distribution network through Active Network Management and new and innovative commercial mechanism for linking local generation and demand through community energy schemes.
The University of Strathclyde is a partner in this project and is carrying out research, modelling and data analysis for better understanding of smart grid, active network management and community energy solutions.
Short titleARC
Effective start/end date1/11/1331/10/16

UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This project contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy


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