Policy & regulation

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Ofgem has urged Northern Gas Networks and West and Wales Utilities to follow the example of other gas network operators by making voluntary contributions to customers. 

Helm report: Solution or just another input?

Duncan Botting, managing director of Global Smart Transformation, gives his view on the Dieter Helm report.

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Adapting to the new reality

This summer's decision by Ofgem and the government to block DNOs from owning and operating storage was seen by some as a blow. Network looks at how they are finding ways to adapt and use existing assets to identify future business opportunities.

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ENA invites feedback on gas innovation strategy

The Energy Networks Association (ENA) is inviting industry stakeholders to play a vital role in shaping the future of energy innovation through the launch of its Gas Network Innovation Strategy.

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Smart power alliance chair outlines importance of collaboration...

The chair of a new group that wants to accelerate the move to smart power systems says a collaborative approach will be key when it comes to engaging with government.

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Call for major overhaul of UK's energy sector

Professor Dieter Helm's independent review into reducing costs in each element of the electricity supply chain has been published.

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Discarding gas grid would be 'insanity'

Discarding the gas grid would be an act of "insanity", the policy director of the Energy Networks Association Tony Glover has told a meeting at the House of Commons.

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SP Energy Networks denied £37m of innovation funding by Ofgem...

Ofgem has turned down two applications by SP Energy Networks for a total of £36.8 million of funding through the Innovation Roll-out Mechanism (IRM).