Tag: sustainability

WPD makes WISE moves to advance women in STEM

We’re working to increase the number of women in STEM careers. In the UK, Western Power Distribution is a member of WISE, an organization working to bring gender balance to the classroom and boardroom.

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Laying the foundation of future energy networks

The way energy is generated and consumed is changing and we’re part of the action. Western Power Distribution is participating in a community energy project that will help us understand future energy networks.

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Powering pollinator research

Birds do it and bees do it. Oh, and butterflies, too. Pollination that is. We’re helping provide pollinator-friendly habitats and protect our power lines at the same time.

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Smart charging

For cars the future’s electric, which means electricity networks need to understand customer’s charging behavior. Preliminary results are in from Western Power Distribution’s electric vehicle charging trial.

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Lacawac Sanctuary awakens the love of nature for students, community

Maybe it’s the quiet energy of the forest, or the song of the golden-winged warbler, or even the stillness of the pristine 52-acre glacial lake that appeals to the hundreds of visitors who come to Lacawac Sanctuary each year. No matter why they come, all visitors leave with a profound appreciation for nature and all its wonder.

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