Gas network firm to ‘give back’ £145m to Ofgem

Gas network company SGN said it won’t be claiming £145 million of allowance agreed under Ofgem’s regulatory allowances for projects. The firm, which operates in Scotland and the south of England and delivers gas to 5.9 million homes and businesses, said the amount under the price control will either be “no longer required or claimed”. […]

Ofgem consults on extra funding for network firms

Three consultations on proposals to allow additional costs for the transmission of gas and electricity have been launched. They are part of Ofgem’s price control and permits them to seek funding for costs as well as sets out the amount network operators can charge customers. The regulator received applications from National Grid and Scotia Gas Networks […]

I’ll be back! (To fix that gas leak)

A robot has been used by Scotia Gas Networks (SGN) to fix gas mains from the inside for the first time in the UK. The firm said the technology will enable it to fix leaks in some of its larger iron gas mains – which tend to be in densely populated, traffic heavy areas – […]

Woman dies following suspected gas leak

A woman was declared dead after a suspected gas leak in the Scottish borders yesterday. Firefighters set up a cordon and evacuated people from neighbouring houses after there was a smell of gas at a property in Fairhurst Drive in Hawick. A Police Scotland spokesperson said:”[We] can confirm an elderly woman was found dead within […]