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RIIO-2 price control: Energy Networks Association responds

David Smith, CEO of the ENA said: ‘Achieving net zero emissions requires sustained investment, innovation and a supportive and forward-looking regulatory regime’

Ofgem finalises RIIO-2 price control to direct £40m of funding into electricity network

Approximately £30bn will help establish a ‘stronger, greener and fairer GB energy system’, while more than £10m will be held on standby to pay for future green energy projects

Ofgem ‘could save consumers a further £1.7bn in next network price control’

That’s the claim from Citizens Advice, which in 2017, found energy networks would make up to £7.5 billion in unjustified profits over the course of the current price control

UK’s electricity network companies unveil 1MW resource registers

The new registers showcase information for a range of electricity generators, storage facilities and flexibility providers across the country

SSEN Transmission submits plan to support net zero transition

It intends to spend a minimum of £2.4bn between April 2021 to March 2026, which is expected to add £7 to consumers’ energy bills annually

Majority of consumers ‘like the idea of smart local energy systems’

That’s according to a new survey which explores how the public feel about homes and businesses generating and selling their own clean power

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UK ‘must introduce investment mechanism to help networks reach net zero’

That’s the suggestion from network operator SSEN, which has published a new report outlining a number of policy recommendations to ensure the UK’s network infrastructure is prepared to go carbon-neutral

UK, France and Germany ‘leading on demand side flexibility in Europe’

Conversely, Sweden, Spain and Portugal were found to be lagging behind the rest of the region

UK fares poorly in power system flexibility rankings

A new report published by the Association for Renewable Energy & Clean Technology says this risks delaying the transition to a greener future energy system

SSEN has invested £5 million in Moray’s electricity network

The electricity network operator says homes and businesses across the Scottish region will benefit from a stronger, more resilient power network