SSEN Transmission submits plan to support net zero transition

It intends to spend a minimum of £2.4bn between April 2021 to March 2026, which is expected to add £7 to consumers’ energy bills annually

Majority of consumers ‘like the idea of smart local energy systems’

That’s according to a new survey which explores how the public feel about homes and businesses generating and selling their own clean power

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UK ‘must introduce investment mechanism to help networks reach net zero’

That’s the suggestion from network operator SSEN, which has published a new report outlining a number of policy recommendations to ensure the UK’s network infrastructure is prepared to go carbon-neutral

UK, France and Germany ‘leading on demand side flexibility in Europe’

Conversely, Sweden, Spain and Portugal were found to be lagging behind the rest of the region

UK fares poorly in power system flexibility rankings

A new report published by the Association for Renewable Energy & Clean Technology says this risks delaying the transition to a greener future energy system

SSEN has invested £5 million in Moray’s electricity network

The electricity network operator says homes and businesses across the Scottish region will benefit from a stronger, more resilient power network

SSE to sell retail arm to OVO Energy in £500m deal

The deal, once approved, will make OVO the second largest energy supplier in the UK

UK’s grid system protection ‘operated as designed during August power cuts’

National Grid ESO has published its final technical report into the power outages of Friday 9th August

EVs ‘will play a vital role in driving UK towards clean energy future’

National Grid ESO suggests the 35 million battery-powered cars expected to be on the country’s roads by 2050 will be instrumental in providing flexibility and supporting renewables

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UK’s high-pressure gas pipelines ‘provide significant grid flexibility’

UKERC researchers have found a way to more frequently and accurately measure the volume of gas stored in the gas grid