Innovation, technology & operations

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British Solar Renewables (BSR) has signed a five-year power purchase agreement with Shell Energy Europe for the largest solar park in England.

Farm workers urged to take care near overhead power lines...

The UK's energy network operators have joined forces to launch a national campaign which highlights the potential risks of agricultural equipment accidentally coming into contact with power lines.

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Companies invited to take advantage of OpenLV electricity...

Businesses are being invited to submit ideas for how they could use data from local electricity networks to help with one of their own projects.

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£1m Innovate UK grant for new low-loss cable

New technology which can slash power loss in the UK transmission, distribution and renewable generation sectors, has been recognised by Innovate UK.

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Landmark energy partnership for Siemens and Keele University...

Siemens has been appointed by Keele University to turn the West Midlands-based University campus into Europe's biggest smart energy network demonstrator.

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Councils encouraged to apply for charge-point funding

The Government is urging local authorities to take advantage of a £4.5 million pot which could see more electric car charge-points installed.

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£4.7m investment in Seaham and Ryhope's power network

Northern Powergrid is upgrading underground power cables as part of a £4.7 million infrastructure improvement project throughout Seaham and Ryhope.

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Overhead power lines could be removed in Dorset AONB

Plans to remove an 8km section of high voltage overhead transmission line in the Dorset Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) and bury the electric power lines underground will be considered by West Dorset District Council.