Cadent

Start date announced for new Cadent boss

Technology & Operations

Start date announced for new Cadent boss

Steve Fraser will take up his new role as chief executive of Cadent from 2 September.

Hydrogen testing facility opened

Gas

Hydrogen testing facility opened

A testing facility which will be used to discover if hydrogen could be used to power millions of homes across the country has opened in Derbyshire.

HyNet project on track to be operational by 2024

Gas

HyNet project on track to be operational by 2024

Cadent's HyNet project is on course to be operational by 2024 after being awarded over £800,000 in support from UK Government and project partners.

Fraser appointed CEO at Cadent

People & Skills

Fraser appointed CEO at Cadent

Steve Fraser has been appointed as the new chief executive officer of Cadent.

New report into hydrogen as a transport fuel

Gas

New report into hydrogen as a transport fuel

Cadent has published a new study into use of network-delivered hydrogen as a low-carbon transport fuel.

Cadent agrees to pay £24m for past failings

Gas

Cadent agrees to pay £24m for past failings

Cadent has agreed to pay £24 million and establish a £20m community fund after an intervention from energy regulator Ofgem over three serious failings.

How Cadent is building a low-carbon future for the UK

Innovation, technology & operations

How Cadent is building a low-carbon future for the UK

Ed Syson, chief safety and strategy officer at Cadent, gives his reaction to the Committee on Climate Change's (CCC) recommendations to move beyond an 80 per cent target and deliver net zero emissions by 2050.

Cadent to expand robot technology

Gas

Cadent to expand robot technology

Cadent has announced a roll-out of its 'gas-bots' which will carry out work to gas mains in London faster, smoother and more economically.

NGN and partners provide HyDeploy update

Gas

NGN and partners provide HyDeploy update

Northern Gas Networks (NGN) joined fellow gas distributer Cadent, the Health & Safety Executive and a consortium of hydrogen industry experts to deliver an update on blended hydrogen project HyDeploy.

Presenting a united front

Gas

Presenting a united front

This year's Utility Week Live conference sees the unveiling of the gas network industry's flagship stand - the first ever Gas Innovation Showcase (GIS). With customers at the heart of the innovations being displayed and discussed, it promises to excite and engage a wide audience.

The key to a low-carbon  energy future

Gas

The key to a low-carbon energy future

Stuart Easterbrook, future gas strategy manager at Cadent, on why decisions made at a local level are key to a low-carbon energy future.

Cadent chief executive to retire

Gas

Cadent chief executive to retire

Cadent has announced that chief executive Chris Train OBE will be retiring this summer.

Hydrogen project could unlock £1bn investment for North West

Gas

Hydrogen project could unlock £1bn investment for North West

The project manager behind a UK-first hydrogen energy project has told business leaders how 'HyNet' could open the door to £1 billion investment and 5,000 jobs for the North West.

The decarbonisation challenge

Gas

The decarbonisation challenge

Simon Fairman - director, safety and network strategy at Cadent - looks at the role of gas and hydrogen powered vehicles in helping to reduce emissions.

Cadent invests £10m in four energy sites

Gas

Cadent invests £10m in four energy sites

Gas network Cadent is investing more than £10 million to completely rebuild four key energy sites.

Cadent’s ‘Gas-Bots’

Gas

Cadent’s ‘Gas-Bots’

Cadent's 'Gas-Bots' are being used to repair gas pipes in London. The CISBOT has been used beneath one of London's busiest locations - The Strand.

£15m funding could see hydrogen trialled on gas network

Gas

£15m funding could see hydrogen trialled on gas network

Plans to use hydrogen to help heat UK homes took a big step forward earlier this week with a £14.9 million funding boost.

Winners of Ofgem’s 2018 network innovation competitions announced

Gas

Winners of Ofgem’s 2018 network innovation competitions announced

Ofgem has announced the winners of its 2018 network innovation competitions with four projects set to share funding of £46.8 million.

Millions of homes could be fuelled by hydrogen under £22bn plan

Gas

Millions of homes could be fuelled by hydrogen under £22bn plan

Millions of homes across the North of England could be converted to run on hydrogen, according to a report published today (23 November).

Cadent’s flagship project nears completion

Gas

Cadent’s flagship project nears completion

Work on Cadent's biggest civil engineering project - a 330m long tunnel under the River Thames - is nearing completion with London's historic Battersea Park also getting a major makeover.

Hydrogen trial given green light

Gas

Hydrogen trial given green light

A trial that will explore the potential of injecting zero-carbon hydrogen into the natural gas network has been given the go-ahead by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE).

UK set for surge in plants producing ‘green gas’

Gas

UK set for surge in plants producing ‘green gas’

The UK is expected to see a big increase in biomethane plants with predictions of a 50% rise in the number operating by 2020.

Cadent using ‘Gas Bots’ to carry out pipe repairs

Gas

Cadent using ‘Gas Bots’ to carry out pipe repairs

Cadent is using innovative 'Gas-Bots' to carry out repairs to gas pipes in London.

Green fuel for HGVs

Technology & Operations

Green fuel for HGVs

The people behind the first commercial high-pressure compressed natural gas (CNG) refuelling station tell their story.

Networks funding adjustment requests given green light

Gas

Networks funding adjustment requests given green light

Energy regulator Ofgem has confirmed that network companies can apply for additional allowances to cover extra costs in their price controls, which had not been forecast when they were agreed.

New gas connection scheme launched in Bracknell

Gas

New gas connection scheme launched in Bracknell

Network operator Cadent and Affordable Warmth Solutions (AWS) have launched a new gas connection scheme in Bracknell, Berkshire.

Cadent working on gas pipe upgrade in Ramsbottom

Gas

Cadent working on gas pipe upgrade in Ramsbottom

Gas network Cadent is nearing the end of a project to replace underground pipe that's brought gas to homes in Ramsbottom for 140 years.

Cadent diverts River Mersey to protect Manchester’s gas supplies

Gas

Cadent diverts River Mersey to protect Manchester’s gas supplies

A major project to re-route the River Mersey is being carried out by Cadent in an effort to protect a major gas feed into Manchester.

Cadent ranked top UK company for apprentices to work for

Gas

Cadent ranked top UK company for apprentices to work for

Cadent is the UK's best company for apprentices to work for, according to an influential website for job hunters.

Swift and decisive action needed on carbon capture

Gas

Swift and decisive action needed on carbon capture

Is the UK on the brink of finally realising the economic and environmental potential of Carbon Capture, Usage and Storage (CCUS) technology? A report by the Government's CCUS Taskforce urges swift and decisive action to tip the balance for an industry primed to deliver. Simon Fairman, director network strategy and safety at Cadent, gives his view.

Cadent’s Tunnel Under the Thames project

Technology & Operations

Cadent’s Tunnel Under the Thames project

A behind the scenes peak at how Cadent's flagship project The Tunnel Under the River Thames is progressing.