UK first: Solar power plant helps keep the lights on at night

One of Lightsource BP’s solar farms in East Sussex provided a reactive power voltage support service overnight, delivered through UK Power Networks’ distribution network

UKPN leads local energy market flexibility trial in Brixton

It has partnered with EDF Energy and Repowering London to allow domestic solar panels to provide flexibility services to the distribution network

New trial offers financial incentives for smart EV charging

Up to 1,000 members of the public who own EVs and charge it at their homes will take part in the pilot project

UKPN’s new system to allow renewables to connect ‘cheaper and faster’

The distribution network operator is planning to create the ‘world’s most advanced’ electricity network control system

UKPN commits £12m for flexible energy services

Businesses are being invited to register to tender until 12th March

Green energy set to cook millions of Xmas puds

UK Power Networks has connected enough green power for the steaming of the puddings this weekend

Picture of one of the first new electric buses leaving a bus garage in Shepherd's Bush.
New electric bus depot revved up in Shepherd’s Bush

It enable 36 new vehicles to charge overnight between 11pm and 6am

Smart charging ‘could cut cost of adopting EV taxis across London’

UK Power Networks warns charging point usage could add 220MW to the city’s demand levels

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