WPD sets out plans for digitalisation, pledges innovative use of data

Western Power Distribution (WPD) has signalled its commitment to publishing open access network data in its roadmap for its first digitisation strategy.

National Grid ESO pledges £2bn savings in RIIO-2 plan

National Grid ESO has set out its priorities for the RIIO-2 period, promising an annual £3 reduction on every consumer bill.

SSEN targets multi-billion investment in transmission plan

Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN) is proposing an investment of £2.4bn from 2021 to 2026 in its RIIO-T2 business plan, A Network for...

Northern Powergrid launches e-auction for domestic flexibility

In what it says is a first for the UK, Northern Powergrid has announced that it is to procure flexibility through an...

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...

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.

UKPN delivers first picture of V2G around the world

There are over 60 vehicle-to-grid (V2G) projects live around the world, according to research carried out by UK Power Networks (UKPN).

WPD looks to monitor EVs and low-carbon tech with new tool

Western Power Distribution (WPD) is set to identify and monitor the status and distribution of electric vehicles (EVs) and low-carbon technology (LCT) on its local,...

Community groups receive funding under Power Partners scheme

Eight community groups and charities from around the UK have been handed grants from UK Power Networks (UKPN)’s community investment fund, Power Partners.

ENW to optimise network with voltage control devices in UK first

Electricity North West (ENW) has announced a pioneering energy project that could lower consumer bills and aid the UK’s push towards a low carbon...