Brexit

New Johnson mandate to shape post-Brexit trade and net-zero

Gas

New Johnson mandate to shape post-Brexit trade and net-zero

The Conservatives' decisive victory in the General Election sets the country on the path to Brexit and EU trade deal negotiations, including talks on the future trading arrangements for the gas and electricity flowing through interconnectors to Belgium, the Netherlands, France, Ireland and Denmark.

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

Gas

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

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.

Gas Networks Ireland issues Brexit update

Gas

Gas Networks Ireland issues Brexit update

Gas Networks Ireland is satisfied that there will be no adverse impact on gas flows due to Brexit, including in a no-deal scenario.

EI survey results highlight industry’s verdict on UK energy

Power

EI survey results highlight industry’s verdict on UK energy

Six clear messages for UK ministers and industry leaders dominate the findings of the 2018 Energy Barometer published by the Energy Institute.

Battery prices could soar post-Brexit

Technology & Operations

Battery prices could soar post-Brexit

Batteries used for electricity storage could see prices increase by almost a quarter, warns REA

Heat networks: the post-Brexit energy solution?

Heat

Heat networks: the post-Brexit energy solution?

“Energy security” and “independence” are already becoming buzzwords in the post-Brexit era, says Gareth Jones as he explores the future of the UK energy market and the role heat networks might play.

Brexit won’t stop the rise of EVs

Policy & Regulation

Brexit won’t stop the rise of EVs

Rumours suggest that automotive manufacturer may be cancelling UK investment plans following the EU membership referendum result, but don’t believe that this will slow the rise of electrical vehicles says Gill Nowell.

Shadow energy positions reshuffled

Policy & Regulation

Shadow energy positions reshuffled

A new shadow energy secretary is in place and the post of shadow energy minister vacant after the resignations of Lisa Nandy and Alan Whitehead.

Editor’s weekly: Brexit should spur industry collaboration

Gas

Editor’s weekly: Brexit should spur industry collaboration

Network editor Jane Gray deliver’s the first weekly overview of trends, events and news in the gas, power and heat network community.

Networks prepare for EU exit

Gas

Networks prepare for EU exit

In the early hours of this morning it was announced that Britain has voted to leave the EU, a move that will have repercussions for the energy industry.

Our future in Europe

Gas

Our future in Europe

Energy network leaders favour a “remain” vote in the upcoming referendum, according to views expressed at a recent industry debate.

Lord Bourne speaks out on Brexit energy risks

Gas

Lord Bourne speaks out on Brexit energy risks

Writing exclusively for Network and Utility Week, Lord Bourne, parliamentary under secretary of state for the Department of Energy and Climate Change (Decc), says exiting the EU would be bad for energy investment, energy costs and energy security.