ENA launches new tool to measure networks’ flexibility

It will provide a benchmark for DNOs looking to grow flexibility

World-leading ENA programme marks five years of industry collaboration

To mark five years of developing the smart grid, today ENA has launched a new online hub which sets out the milestones achieved to date – and this is only the beginning of the revolution

UK energy networks’ strong ambitions for 2022

Led by ENA, the networks are looking to work more collaboratively to improve flexibility and push for decarbonisation

Government launches review into network performance from Storm Arwen

The review will explore how energy network operators performed during the adverse weather conditions and look to improve UK infrastructure

Ofgem proposes ‘tough but fair’ approach to next DNO price control

The regulator emphasises the need for the price control to support decarbonisation

Network operators commit to cut red tape for EVs and heat pumps

They have launched new reforms that will reduce paperwork to connect new installations to the grid

Electricity North West launches flexibility tender

The UK’s future carbon budget requires a reduction in domestic emissions of at least 80% of 1990 levels by 2050.

Ofgem decides against mid-period review for networks price control

It follows Western Power Distribution’s decision to voluntarily return £77 million after the government cancelled its rail electrification schemes

New £412k project to develop online flexible power trading hub

The UK Government has granted £412,000 for a new online marketplace for local electricity flexibility trading. The hub, to be developed by Open Utility, is expected to help distribution network operators (DNOs) play an active role in managing local smart grids as the growth of distributed renewable generation, storage and electric vehicles will have a […]

Power distribution operators’ allowances cut by £200m

Ofgem has confirmed the allowances of some of Britain’s electricity distribution network operators (DNOs) will be reduced by around £200 million. It follows a review of performance in the previous price control – 2010-2015 – which assessed how much DNOs had spent and what they had delivered. The regulator said some DNOs did not need […]