Innovation, technology & operations

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Following a successful inaugural year in 2019, the Network Awards will return on 17th March 2020, shining a light once more on the good work taking place across the UK's energy networks, their supply chains and stakeholders.

UKPN boosts safety with introduction of location technology...

UK Power Networks is adopting new location technology which could save the lives of rural workers and landowners.

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Solving the EV charging jigsaw

As DNOs present Ofgem with their electric vehicle (EV) readiness documents, illustrating how the transport revolution can be effectively managed, Patrick Erwin, policy and markets director at Northern Powergrid, outlines key policies that would ensure a fair, and properly managed transition.

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BEAMA members commit to net zero

A number of BEAMA's member companies have made a commitment to reduce their emissions to net zero by 2050.

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Blackout report highlights need for review of security of supply...

National Grid Electricity System Operator (ESO) has suggested that there should be a review of the security and quality of supply standards (SQSS) to determine whether it is appropriate to provide higher levels of resilience in the UK's electricity system...

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£70m investment in rapid charging points

The government is investing £70 million to create 3,000 new rapid charging points for electric vehicles across the UK.

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ESC calls on SMEs to apply for Innovation Support

The Energy Systems Catapult is inviting SMEs focused on 'digital platforms and data services' to apply for the third intake of their Innovator Support Platform to receive tailored business incubation and acceleration support.

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Net-zero at heart of upcoming conference

The subject of net-zero will be at the heart of this month's Network Asset Performance Conference in Birmingham with industry experts providing their views on how to deliver the asset base for the net-zero challenge.