New guidance launched on treatment of vulnerable customers

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has issued a consultation on new guidance for companies regarding the fair treatment of vulnerable customers.

National Grid ESO sets out new priorities for innovation focus

The whole energy system and digital transformation are priorities in need of a “significantly greater” innovation focus, National Grid ESO has said.

Report critical of network companies’ lack of proactivity ahead of net...

Ofgem’s RIIO-2 Challenge Group has expressed disappointment that the majority of network companies have failed to be “genuinely proactive” in shaping the path to net...

Ofgem errors have led to higher network profits than necessary

While networks have provided a good service in Britain, mistakes from Ofgem have seen consumers pay more than they should have under...

Over £55.5mn of NIC funding goes unspent

Only two electricity projects have been awarded Network Innovation Competition (NIC) funding from Ofgem. On 2 December, Current+ reported that Western Power...

Major campaign launched to protect water resources

A new campaign has been launched, aiming to get the public to help protect UK water resources for future generations. Led...

UKPN sets out how to cut carbon impact of heating

UK Power Networks (UKPN) has launched a heat readiness strategy, setting out how to reduce the carbon impact of heating.

WPD targets zero carbon future with digital technology

Western Power Distribution (WPD) has announced that, through making use of the latest digital technology, it is building a digital network model...

SSEN calls for new investment mechanism to drive networks to net...

Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN) has unveiled a series of policy recommendations to ensure the UK’s network infrastructure is prepared for net zero.

Government looks at fuel poverty definition change to hit targets

Despite steady progress, the government has said “much more needs to be done” if fuel poverty targets are to be met.