Stewart Reid discusses the options for recovering the costs of network reinforcement needed for electric vehicles, and the unintended consequences of doing so.
Tools like Twitter and Facebook are not just new-fangled communications channels, says Freddie Tilbrook. They are an important element in the growth of collective consumer power - which will increasingly impact on network operations.
Utilities with international ownership need to ensure they maintain focus on understanding local customer preferences throughout the UK-EU break-up, says Jo Causon.
Should consumers care about the shape of the future energy system and should they have a bigger hand in designing its evolution?