UKPN: ‘Coronavirus power outage reports are fake news’

Basil Scarsella, CEO of UK Power Networks, said: ‘Power will stay on in the UK’

UKPN: Power sector will emerge from Coronavirus outbreak ‘stronger than ever’

That’s the suggestion from Basil Scarsella, CEO of UK Power Networks, who spoke to Energy Live News amid the outbreak of the pandemic to discuss its impacts on the electricity industry

Majority of UK motorists ‘back smart charging markets’

Recent research states most motorists would be happy to charge their electric vehicles outside of peak times in return for lower bills

UKPN achieves certification for cutting carbon emissions

The power network operator has been recognised by the Carbon Trust for an absolute reduction of 6.6% carbon emissions since 2016/17

UKPN announces plans to produce 100MW of flexibility

The network operator will use distributed energy resources to provide this

UKPN tests online hub to boost renewable generation

It is expected to help local energy generators cut costs by at least £1m a year

UKPN installs ‘virtual power station’ on Londoners’ rooftops

It says the new system will allow residents to both save and earn money from their solar and battery units

UKPN pledges to help vulnerable power cut customers

UK Power Networks (UKPN) is offering extra support to vulnerable customers affected by power cuts and blackouts around the UK. The owner and operator of electricity cables and power lines across London, the South East and East of England says while its engineers work to restore power as quickly and as safely as possible, it […]

UKPN customers ‘pay 14% less than average’

UK Power Networks’ (UKPN) customers pay 14% less than the average annual cost for electricity distribution services. That’s the claim from the organisation’s latest annual report, which says it offers excellent value for money and reliability for 8.2 million homes and businesses across London, the South East and the East of England. It suggests its […]

Employee wins sex discrimination case against UK Power Networks

A procurement specialist has won a sex discrimination case against her employer UK Power Networks over pay and promotion. According to Prospect union, Amy Arnold became aware she was being paid “substantially less” than male graduate trainees, who were doing the same work as her. The union adds over 18 months, she was “consistently refused” […]