26 March 2019
BMT and National Grid Start the Journey to Explore Energy Highways
BMT is proud to have joined forces with National Grid Electricity Transmission (NGET), owners of the electricity transmission network in England and Wales, to help the British energy giant plan energy highways of the future by exploring the impact of an increasing number of electric vehicles on our roads.
Noel Tomlinson, Transport, Energy and Infrastructure Business Development Manager at BMT said:
“We’re extremely proud to have been appointed to work on this innovative research project. It builds on our extensive expertise delivering first-class studies examining how technologies will evolve to meet future requirements across land, air and maritime domains. We look forward to working in close collaboration with NGET’s team to deliver a best in class solution.”
Energy highways are normal motorways that have been constructed for energy storage and have electric vehicle chargers integrated into their design. With the number of plug-in electric and hybrid vehicles increasing each year, we will work with NGET to carry out an innovative energy highways project. The project will use a number of BMT tools and processes to investigate the infrastructure required to support the electrification and thereby de-carbonisation of transport.
Our team of specialists will create a series of concept designs along with providing high level analysis of the performance, risks and opportunities of each energy highway proposal. As part of the work we’re also looking into the electrification and charging infrastructure for both naval and commercial shipping sectors. The research will review the naval industry, the electrification of ships, and will assess what charging facilities might be needed across Great Britain in the future to support the increased electrification of shipping.
BMT is an independent consultancy providing engineering and technical support to a variety of government and commercial customers. With a strong background in design and engineering consulting we have established a significant presence in both the military and civil domains, leading to a wide range of forward looking studies to examine how technologies will evolve to meet future requirements across land, air and maritime domains, as well as across ‘smart, sustainable cities’.
30 April 2021
BMT’s Cathy Ingram and Technical Women’s Forum wins RINA Eily Keary Award 2021. The Eily Keary award recognises the increasing equality, diversity and inclusion in the maritime industry.
25 March 2021
BMT’s Cathy Ingram wins Equality of Opportunity category at the Women in Defence UK Awards We are delighted to announce that Cathy Ingram, Principal Naval Architect at BMT, won the Equality of Opportunity Award at the 2020 Women in Defence UK Awards virtual ceremony.
8 March 2021
BMT has been awarded a prime contract to conduct industry studies for the U.S. Navy’s T-ARC(X) cable ship replacement program. The contract consists of capability and cost trade studies in key areas, investigation of options to maximize affordability and producibility, and development of a concept design.
13 January 2021
The Strategic Development Team – comprising DE&S personnel, industrial representatives from Babcock and BAE Systems, CACI and BMT - has been recognised for achieving ‘Full Operating Capability’ for the Common Support Model programme supporting the Royal Navy’s fleet of complex warships.