New frontiers in self-healing power systems to boost network reliability

New software reconnects supplies faster via healthy alternative circuits following an Extra High Voltage (EHV) fault

Yorkshire Water trials smart tech to speed up sewer work

The water company has adopted new technology that allows engineers and technicians to help and advise their colleagues remotely

RIIO-2 price control: Energy Networks Association responds

David Smith, CEO of the ENA said: ‘Achieving net zero emissions requires sustained investment, innovation and a supportive and forward-looking regulatory regime’

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Ofgem finalises RIIO-2 price control to get the grid ready for net zero

The funding aims to help establish a ‘stronger, greener and fairer GB energy system’ that will be able to cope with changes such as scaled-up EV adoption and electric boiler use

Multimillion pound blueprint to boost reliability of power supplies

UK Power Networks, which distributes power to 8.3m homes and businesses, is starting a portfolio of 11 new projects

ENGIE begins 25-year district energy services delivery to Principal Place development in London

The 25-year contract will see ENGIE manage the operation and maintenance for the energy centre and pipe distribution network

Investment in grid to enable EV adoption could create 30,000 new jobs

A new report suggests network upgrades would boost GDP by 0.16% per annum as well as increase wages by 0.1%

Local energy networks ‘must innovate to help deliver net zero emissions’

Energy Assets Networks says independent distribution network owners must play a significant role in balancing consumer demand for energy with available capacity

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Electricity North West to invest £25m to enable region’s journey towards net zero

The funding aims to ensure those living and working in the region continue to receive a reliable supply as power demand soars and rate of electric vehicle ownership continues upwards

O2 dials up to become a net zero mobile network by 2025

The UK mobile network will also encourage its suppliers to accelerate efforts to reduce carbon emissions by 30% in the next five years