Kwasi Kwarteng: ‘Net zero is the solution to the global gas crisis’

The Business Secretary has delivered a speech addressing energy security concerns

New independent body launched to overlook energy networks

The FSO will work with the ESO and NGG to review and improve existing electricity and gas infrastructure

Dorchester to receive £2.5m electricity infrastructure upgrade

The seven-month-long programme of works will transform the existing primary substation over a period of seven months

National Grid sleeps staff in ‘pods’ to guarantee power supplies

The firm is building a ‘village’ to house 68 essential workers during the Covid-19 crisis

Coping with Corona – Alex Goody, CEO of Gemserv

In the first of a new series, we talk to leading voices in the energy and environmental sector about coping with the COVID-19 pandemic

UKPN trials 360-degree cams to keep lights on

Technology inspired by Google Street View could be used to keep the lights on this winter. UK Power Networks (UKPN) is testing a person-mounted 360-degree camera to take photos during inspections of remote overhead power lines in the South East and East of England. The panoramic images will mean engineer patrols on foot only need […]

Webinar: Energy resilience- what can your business do?

We live in an era of increased business risk and whilst news headlines focus on threats to business such as cybercrime, there is a more pervasive and immediate issue in the form of security and continuity of every business’ energy supply. Energy is vitally important to every business but it is only when an energy-related […]

Blackouts ‘could cost UK businesses £2.8m each’

Medium-sized UK businesses without energy resilience strategies are risking an average of £2.8 million each year in damages and lost opportunities. That’s among the findings from Centrica Business Solutions’ new report, which is based on a survey of more than 300 organisations across the UK and Ireland. When questioned, senior decision makers who had not […]

Energy Resilience – have you got it?

As more businesses are beginning to feel the true impact of not having a dedicated Energy Resilience strategy, learn about the practical steps you can take to ensure your business is more energy resilient. We will discuss •What is Energy Resilience? •The risks of non-resilience? •How do I know if I am resilient? •What do […]