National Grid awards £300m of contracts on Hinkley Connection project
National Grid has announced the award of £300 million worth of construction contracts as work steps up on the Hinkley Connection project.
Policy & Regulation
Decc refuses to ‘tie Ofgem’s hands’ on onshore tendering
The Department for Energy and Climate Change (Decc) has ruled out specifying which model of competitive tendering should be applied to onshore competition for new transmission assets because it “does not believe in tying the regulator’s hands”.
DNOs could be given greater powers to free up network capacity
Distribution network operators (DNOs) could soon be given greater powers to withdraw a connection offer from a customer if their development is not progressing to meet certain ‘milestones’, in an effort to free up network capacity.