Arago Cross-Arm Technology Wins National Innovation Prize

Arago Technology Ltd was presented with the Power & Energy Award and Highly Commended in the Emerging Technologies Catagory at the IET Innovation awards ceremony, which was held in London.

David Gardner, Director of Transmission for Scottish Hydro Electric Transmission plc said: “This innovative technology has the potential to deliver a cost effective way of increasing the power carried on our transmission network. We have worked closely with Arago to help develop the technology to the stage it has reached today and we are delighted to see that Arago have received this recognition for this work”

Ian Welch, innovation manager for National Grid, said: “Innovation will be vital for energy network companies as we meet the challenges from the huge changes underway in how we generate our electricity.  We have supported this project right from the early laboratory concept, so we are delighted to see it win the award.”

Robin MacLaren, designate chairman for Arago Technology Ltd said: “Winning the IET Award confirms that our innovative technology is world class and has the potential to deliver real solutions for society. We are very proud to have won this award and look forward to supporting the development of Transmission networks throughout the world to support the connection of new low carbon generation, and upgrade existing infrastructure.”

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