Our partners help shape the programme to maximise our students' career opportunities.
We work closely with some of the key players in the sector to ensure the research we conduct has the best chance of making an impact.
The partners listed on this page provide input into the research activities of the Centre at the same time as providing mentoring and personal development opportunities for our students.
As well as access to our students and their research, academic staff and facilities, the CDT is also a platform for collaboration between our partner companies and organisations.
EA Technology is a world leader in products and services which enhance the performance, reliability, safety and cost-efficiency of power assets.
Our CDT enables EA Technology to significantly develop their research portfolio in a cost-effective way, as well as enabling them to work with the other large company sponsors of the Centre. Furthermore, involvement with the Centre enables EA Technology to offer a more attractive career path to current and potential employees in a way that goes far beyond what an SME can usually offer.
EA Technology website
Electricity North West
Electricity North West owns, operates and maintains the North West's electricity distribution network, connecting 2.4 million properties, and more than 5 million people in the region to the National Grid.
Their network covers a diverse range of terrain, from isolated farms in rural areas such as Cumbria, to areas of heavy industry and urban populations including Manchester.
Electricity North West delivers more than 23 terawatt hours of electricity each year to their customers in the North West.
Electricity North West website
National Grid owns the Electricity Transmission System in England and Wales, the UK Gas Transmission System and four of the eight regional gas distribution networks in Great Britain.
National Grid is also the electricity system operator for Great Britain ensuring that the supply and demand of electricity is kept in balance.
National Grid website
Siemens is a global manufacturing company with business interests in Energy, Healthcare, Industrial and Infrastructure and Cities.
UK Power Networks
UK Power Networks own and maintain distribution electricity cables and lines across London, the South East and East of England.
UK Power Networks website