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Connection options highlighted in ENA consultation

Standardising the way connection requests are handled across all network operators is something that is being considered as part of a consultation on application interactivity and connection queue management.

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Ipsum Group acquires Stormport

Utilities and infrastructure services group Ipsum Group Limited has completed the acquisition of Stormport Professional Services Limited - a provider of electricity network asset installation, maintenance and repair services.

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SP Energy continues work on Scotland connections project

Construction teams at SP Energy Networks have battled through tough terrain to deliver another key stage of the South West Scotland Connections Project.

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Ofgem connections penalty 'unjustified'

Ofgem's intention to penalise distribution network operators (DNOs) to the tune of £13.9m for subpar connections services is "unjustified" a senior director at UK Power Networks (UKPN) has said.

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DNOs face penalties over subpar connection services

Ofgem has warned distribution network operators (DNO) they are likely to face penalties of around £13.9 million for failing to provide satisfactory connection services.

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Composite conductor cuts transmission connection time

Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN) has utilised an innovative composite conductor to cut the grid connection time for Beinneun wind farm by two months.

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Microwaves open door to increased network capacity

An anaerobic digestion plant on the Isle of Wight has successfully used microwave technology to connect to the electricity distribution network without traditional generating restrictions.

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Flexible connections free 3.7GW of network capacity

New approaches taken by distribution network operators to speed up the connections process for distributed generation has enabled 3.7GW of connection offers, but stakeholders have said DNOs could still do more.