Electricity North West chief executive to retire

The search for the new chief executive is now underway, with the aim to conclude the process by the end of 2022

Companies receive half a million calls from customers affected by storm

Five DNOs had a significant spike in the volume of calls while Storm Arwen was hitting the UK, Ofgem said

‘Manchester’s first’ hydrogen fuel hub takes steps forward

The planning application for a 200MW commercial hydrogen fuel hub at the Trafford Low Carbon Energy Park has been submitted

Electricity North West unveils £2bn investment plan

It is seeking feedback on plans to increase its investment by 44% between 2023 and 2028 as it aims to reduce the number and duration of power cuts by 20%

Smarter Grid Solutions appointed to project to help free up grid capacity for clean power

The firm has been appointed Active Network Management partner for the innovative QUEST project, which is expected to save networks more than £250m

‘Smart Street’ project to reduce electricity bills by up to £60 a year

Up to 45,000 customers in 180 areas in the North West are expected to benefit from the project, under which Electricity North West will install voltage control devices at substations

North-west England’s network operator outlines future plans

Electricity North West says electrical infrastructure needs to adapt to an increasingly low carbon energy system

New online hub to help consumers reduce energy bills

The Big Energy Conversation features top tips, infographics and videos as well as advice from industry experts on implementing changes in behaviour and efficiencies at home

Rollout of voltage controllers ‘could save customers millions’

Voltage controllers that’s claimed to save consumers millions of pounds are being rolled out by Electricity North West (ENW). It is part of the power operator’s CLASS project, which it says could save customers in the North West around £100 million over the next 25 years – and £300 million across Britain. The technology, developed […]

Network operator restoring power after Storm Aileen

Electricity North West engineers are working to restore power to more than 250 customers in Buxton, Macclesfield and Leigh after torrential storms struck parts of England yesterday. Storm Aileen left people in the dark in the north west last night but power is back on for more than 1,000 customers. Engineers are still working to […]