Strategy & management

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Ofgem has given Distribution Network Operators a pass mark for their record on dealing with large-scale customer connections, with a decision not to levy penalties for 2018/19 under its Incentive on Connections Engagement (ICE) mechanism.

Adopting new technology: the view from Senergy

In our latest interview with small and medium size enterprises (SMEs) on their work with the networks, Network speaks to Senergy chief executive Christine Boyle MBE.

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Lights and heating will stay on after Brexit, National Grid...

National Grid's latest Systems Outlook Report offers reassurance that the domestic gas and electricity networks will have enough supply to meet winter demand even if Dutch and Belgian gas interconnectors were cut off on "day one" of a no deal exit.

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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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WPD signs 35 deals for 119MW in maturing flex market

Western Power Distribution (WPD) believes that the flexible generation market has matured, after announcing a strong response to its latest tender round.

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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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Challenging the networks

As part of the RIIO2 price controls set out by Ofgem, network operators are required to set up independently chaired customer engagement groups (CEGs). As part of our Utility of the Future campaign, Network caught up with the chairs of four of these groups...

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Understanding interconnectors

With post-Brexit energy trading arrangements still unresolved and Europe's connectivity lagging expectations, Fieldfisher energy experts David Haverbeke, Lis Blunsdon and Yohanna Weber, discuss why more attention needs to be focused on critical power...