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

UK power network operators join forces for ‘£40m customer savings’

They aim to keep more renewable energy flowing onto local networks

UKPN to adopt a ‘flexibility first’ network approach

The distribution network operator estimates its market for flexibility could be over 200MW by 2023

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