Industry responds to National Grid ESO’s Network Options Assessment report

SSEN said the report is “the starting gun’ for a £5 billion investment in Scottish grid infrastructure projects

National Grid ET gets SBTi approval for emissions reduction targets

NGET is the first National Grid business unit to have their targets validated

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

SSEN increases Storm Arwen compensation payments

Customers can receive up to an additional £210 depending on how long they stayed without power

MP branded Northern Powergrid’s response to Storm Arwen ‘absolute disgrace’

Bishop Aukland MP Dehenna Davison criticised the company over delays in communicating the emergency of the situation

Wales commits £3m for new power supply for Baglan Energy Park

The Welsh Government has contracted Western Power Distribution to design and build a replacement network to supply businesses following the collapse of the previous operator

EU bank invests €120m to modernise power network in Hungary

The financing will cover the costs of the reinforcement of the electricity supply network, refurbishment of substations, overhead lines and underground cables and the installation of advanced meters

National Grid boss warns Britain risks power blackouts because of network decay

National Grid’s CEO fears parts of the UK are at greater risk because of the cancellation of projects and the lack of investment in energy networks

UK households to be paid for supplying excess power to grid

Some households in South London, Hertfordshire and Kent are set to receive an annual payment of £125 for participating in a joint project launched by Social Energy and UK Power Networks

SSEN moves ahead with plan to remove electricity lines from Scottish national park

More than 7,500 kilometres of overhead lines and 25 transmission towers are expected to be removed – the energy infrastructure will instead be buried underground