Innovation, technology & operations

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The chief executive of the Energy Networks Association (ENA) says Ofgem's current proposals for RIIO2 could have a negative impact on the regulator's ability to support and facilitate the government's net zero ambitions.

EV smart charging marketplace trial launched

UK Power Networks has launched a new trial called Shift that will see up to 1,000 electric vehicle owners offered financial incentives to charge their vehicle off-peak.

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UKPN and National Grid carrying out £20m network upgrade...

UK Power Networks and National Grid are delivering a £20 million electricity upgrade in Hertfordshire.

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NGN using robot to carry out gas pipe repairs

Northern Gas Networks is using a robot called STAN to travel through underground pipes and carry out repairs.

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Findings of ENA's Future Worlds consultation revealed

The Energy Networks Association (ENA) has revealed the findings of a consultation that explored five proposed models for the future operation of the electricity system.

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Work on £20m heat network gets underway

Construction work is underway on Manchester's £20 million Civic Quarter Heat Network (CQHN).

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Electric Nation findings call for EV tariffs

Western Power Distribution (WPD) says that the findings of its Electric Nation project prove that well-designed EV tariffs plus smart charging systems can save electric vehicle (EV) drivers money.

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SGN and Murphy enter JV

SGN and Murphy have entered into a new 50:50 joint-venture in utility asset ownership.