Policy & regulation

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MPs and members of the public are equally in the dark over the urgency of decarbonising the heat network, raising the need to establish a powerful new body to coordinate the complex task, according to a report by cross-party think tank Policy Connect.

Give EV drivers "right to roam" across networks, APPG chair...

The MP chairing the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Electric Vehicles has written an open letter to three major vehicle charging networks calling on them to adopt full roaming interoperability - and emphasising that government might force action if they fail to take the initiative.

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"We need to retrain boiler engineers in low carbon heat...

With heat decarbonisation rising up the agenda, the UK needs a new programme to re-skill gas boiler engineers and plumbers in decarbonised heat technology, says Network Awards 2020 judge Lily Frencham of the Association for Decentralised Energy.

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Network Awards 2020: Q&A with judge John Scott

The entry window is now open for this year's Network Awards. But just what are the judges looking for? Network speaks to Chiltern Power's John Scott, a member of our 10-strong panel.

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Network Awards 2020: setting the standard

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

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Ofgem sets out DSO policy position

A new positioning paper from the regulator has outlined its approach to the development of Distribution System Operation policy.

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Ofgem consults on RIIO-ED2 approach

Ofgem has opened a consultation on its proposed approach to the next price control for the electricity distribution networks.

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Ofgem set to turn down £247m of funding requests

Ofgem has proposed to refuse approximately £247 million of funding requests from energy networks.