How will it help consumers and what does it mean for the grid?
It is part of a wider £2bn investment plan to make the network more energy efficient
National Grid is transporting the transformer from its Sundon substation
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.
Nearly 98,000 households lost power because of Storm Malik
The new project will be one of the largest in the country
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
David Smith, CEO of the ENA said: ‘Achieving net zero emissions requires sustained investment, innovation and a supportive and forward-looking regulatory regime’
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
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