New York secures $24m federal grant to strengthen power grid

New York has been awarded nearly $24 million in federal funding to enhance and modernise the state’s electric grid

SSEN inks £1bn deals for network upgrades

Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks has secured agreements exceeding £1 billion with three UK firms for major electricity network enhancements in central southern England

‘Abu Dhabi eyes stake in Sizewell C’

The UK government is reportedly seeking Abu Dhabi investors to acquire a substantial stake in the £20 billion Sizewell C nuclear power plant

Local leaders discontent with ‘pounds for pylons’ scheme

Suffolk councillors argue that the proposed energy bill relief funding for residents near planned pylons falls short of compensating for the potential industrialisation of the landscape

Ofgem seeks views on DNOs’ engagement with large connections stakeholders

The input will contribute to assessing the effectiveness of DNOs in delivering services that meet the needs of their customers

Digital underground cable map to drive £5bn economic growth

The digital map aims to increase efficiency, reduce accidental damage and minimise disruptions for citizens and businesses

New exemption introduced for Electricity Generator Levy

The exemption, ensures receipts from new investments in electricity generating stations are not subject to the EGL

Energy industry reacts to Autumn Statement

Chancellor’s Autumn Statement faces criticism about geographical-based bill relief and perceived shortcomings in addressing fuel poverty

UK unlocks 50GW capacity for early grid connection

The UK’s electricity grid has expedited the availability of 50GW capacity for generators and battery storage providers, outpacing initial schedules

National Grid launches tool to enhance grid connection visibility

Crafted in partnership with Octopus Energy, RWE and Severn Trent, the tool offers customers and developers insights into the network’s connections pipeline