Ofgem launches investigations into two energy companies

The investigations into SSE Generation Limited and EP SHB Limited look into excessive bid pricing of generation

Ofgem consults on subsea grid links

The regulator seeks views about subsea electricity transmission links that will connect Scotland and England along the east coast

National Grid adopts power flow tech to free up 1.5GW of new network capacity

The innovative project will help overcome grid constraint bottlenecks by intelligently routing power, allowing use of the existing network to be maximised

Biden pours further $8bn into modernisation of US grid

The funding will support the improvement of transmission lines and help America’s aging grid to embrace the recently announced clean energy targets

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National Grid to consult on Scotland to Yorkshire energy link

The project will bring renewable energy from Scotland under the North Sea to Drax in North Yorkshire

Ofgem approves SSEN proposal for Shetland-Scotland transmission link

The link would allow new wind farms on Shetland to export renewable electricity to the rest of the UK

The Triad Season 2019 is here! See what you need to do

The Triad period will commence on the 1st of November 2019 and these peak time charges can have a significant impact on your energy bills for the next financial year.

UV lights ‘can cut rate of birds hitting power lines by 98%’

Ultraviolet wavelengths shone onto cables can illuminate them for birds while remaining invisible to humans

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National Grid recommends £59.8m investment for 2019/2020 period

It says this would allow it to maintain the option to deliver projects costing almost £5.4 billion

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Caithness-Moray transmission link reaches completion

The undersea cable allows new renewable capacity to be connected to the Scottish energy grid