Northern Powergrid unveils EV-adoption tool

A new online tool makes real-world network information accessible and transparent to help organisations decide where to install charging equipment

Ofgem proposes to allow network firms to recover £75m of funding

They recover their allowed revenues from charges to suppliers, who in turn pass these costs to customers through their energy bills

SSEN partners up for flexible power procurement services

Consumers providing the flexibility services will typically be paid around £300/MWh

SSEN invests £3m in ‘self-restoring’ network technology

It is expected to dramatically reduce the duration of unplanned power cuts

Former energy minister to oversee SP Energy Networks’ power plans

Charles Hendry will scrutinise the electricity distribution network operator’s future business plans

Ofgem consults on DNOs’ engagement with stakeholders

It is seeking views until 20th July 2018

UK network operator SSEN trials smart trading platform

It is expected to unlock new revenue streams for homes, businesses and communities

DNO profits ‘could drive household bills up £20’

Electricity network companies’ high profits could add £20 to household energy bills this year. That’s according to the Energy and Climate Intelligence Unit (ECIU), which says in the first year of the current price control mechanism, the six distribution network operators (DNOs) earned an average profit margin of 30.4%. If this level of profit margins […]

Ofgem threatens to fine network operators over poor customer service

Ofgem has threatened to cut the revenues of power distribution network operators (DNOs) by £13.9 million if they fail to improve customer service. DNOs own and operate the distribution network of towers and cables that bring electricity from the national transmission network to homes and businesses. There are 14 electricity distribution networks owned by six […]

UK Power Networks sets a smarter vision

UK Power Networks (UKPN) has unveiled plans to become a Distributed System Operator (DSO) in its effort to create a smarter and flexible grid. UKPN, currently a Distribution Network Operator (DNO), is responsible for delivering electricity to more than 18 million people in London, East and South East England. Its new vision to becoming a […]