UK energy networks appeal against Ofgem’s price control

The appeals largely focus on the allowed return on investment and the way Ofgem calculated the costs the companies would spend on maintaining and investing in their networks over the next five years

Innovative tech for Britain’s local energy networks offered £70m

Network companies and partners can apply for funding to run the network infrastructure in a ‘smarter, cleaner and more flexible way’

Ofgem announces £25bn investment programme to transform UK’s energy networks

The proposals aim to enable the delivery of emissions-free green energy across the country and meet national net zero targets, while also maintaining high levels of service and grid reliability

New collaboration targets IoT tech for sustainable energy networks

They will also analyse the growing role of renewable gases such as biomethane and hydrogen on the energy mix of the future

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Industry responds to Labour’s energy nationalisation plans

It announced plans to take National Grid into public ownership as well as replace the existing distribution network operators

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E.ON files planned innogy acquisition with EU

RWE is currently the controlling shareholder in the renewable energy business

New UK Supergen Energy hubs receive £16m funding

They will focus on offshore renewable energy, bioenergy, energy networks and solar power

Energy networks group opens door for innovation

An energy networks group has launched its first consultation to accelerate and improve low carbon innovations. The Energy Networks Association (ENA) says businesses managing such systems need to evolve so new technologies such as renewable generation, electric vehicles and battery storage units can be delivered. The group suggests input from the widest range of stakeholders […]

Citizens Advice tell networks ‘give our money back’

A £285 rebate should be given to every gas and electricity user in the UK after they were charged too much by network operators. That’s according to Citizens Advice, which has suggested energy network companies have made around £7.5 billion in profits at the expense of consumers over the last eight years. The national charity says key decisions […]

‘Energy networks need more SME innovation’

Energy networks are adopting innovations from small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) but more needs to be done. That’s according to new research from the Energy Innovation Centre (EIC) and the Energy Systems Catapult, which have studied how key players in the industry are working with SMEs to develop new technologies and business models. The survey showed 80% of […]