People & skills

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A training film designed to support safe and efficient practice during street works has been released.

Keeping the lights on

Network speaks to Sotiris Georgiopoulos, head of smart grid development, UK Power Networks.

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SSEN apprentices complete scheme

Fourteen Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN) apprentices have graduated after successfully completing SSE's Power Networks Craftsperson Apprenticeship.

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Brits put faith in reliability of power networks during winter...

Figures released by the Energy Networks Association (ENA) show that the majority (59%) of people think that the reliability of the gas and electricity networks means they don't have to prepare for winter as much as they used to.

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Shadow Ministers take part in Denmark energy study tour

A group of UK Shadow Ministers recently visited Denmark where they saw green energy projects and heard from experts on how heat and electricity production are integrated to cope with intermittent renewable electricity.

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Energy & Utility Skills Group appoint Barrett

Stephen Barrett has been appointed as strategic client director at the Energy & Utility Skills Group and will also lead the National Skills Academy for Power.

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New energy research hubs move step closer to reality

Plans to create three new energy research hubs focused on bioenergy, networks and offshore renewables have moved a step closer to becoming a reality after bid leaders were chosen to draw up detailed proposals.

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National Grid names new system operator chief

National Grid has appointed Fintan Slye, currently chief executive of EirGrid, to run its system operator (SO) business.