Wednesday 14 October 2015

UK Power Networks

UK Power Networks

UK Power Networks distributes more than a quarter of the UK’s electricity through its networks of substations, underground cables and overhead lines making sure the lights stay on across London, the South East and the East of England. UK Power Networks’ 5,600 employees are dedicated to delivering a safe, secure electricity supply to 8.1 million homes and businesses.

The industry regulator Ofgem sets an allowed revenue to distribution companies so that they can maintain safe and reliable electricity supplies. UK Power Networks moves cables and connects new electricity supplies, invests in its electricity networks every year, offers extra help to vulnerable customers at times of need, and is undertaking trials to ensure that electricity networks support the transition to a low carbon future.

Written by

Bruna Pinhoni

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