UK Power Networks launches the DSO

How will it help consumers and what does it mean for the grid?

East Lothian’s electricity supply boosted by £45m

It is part of a wider £2bn investment plan to make the network more energy efficient

Worcestershire substation to get new electricity transformer

National Grid is transporting the transformer from its Sundon substation

Grid expertise delivers unprecedented connection success for Novus

The numbers speak for themselves: in less than three years renewable energy developer, Novus has secured more than 1,100 megawatts-worth of viable grid capacity across 34 sites – with this achieved at distribution level alone.

Storm Malik and Corrie: Thousands of homes without power

Nearly 98,000 households lost power because of Storm Malik

RWE building 117MW battery storage system in Germany

The new project will be one of the largest in the country

‘Tech sector emissions to cut by 40% by 2030’

That’s the suggestion of a new report that claims technology advances could enable 8.5Gt of carbon savings by the end of the decade

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RIIO-2 price control: Energy Networks Association responds

David Smith, CEO of the ENA said: ‘Achieving net zero emissions requires sustained investment, innovation and a supportive and forward-looking regulatory regime’

Ofgem finalises RIIO-2 price control to direct £40m of funding into electricity network

Approximately £30bn will help establish a ‘stronger, greener and fairer GB energy system’, while more than £10m will be held on standby to pay for future green energy projects

Ofgem ‘could save consumers a further £1.7bn in next network price control’

That’s the claim from Citizens Advice, which in 2017, found energy networks would make up to £7.5 billion in unjustified profits over the course of the current price control