Coronavirus

From the front line: Chris Garside and Andy Simcoe, Northern Gas Networks

Gas

From the front line: Chris Garside and Andy Simcoe, Northern Gas Networks

Key workers across the power and gas networks are playing a critical role in the national response to Coronavirus. Network has committed to profiling their stories.

Utilities mobilise coronavirus vulnerability support

Gas

Utilities mobilise coronavirus vulnerability support

£800,000 of support has been offered to support those struggling as a result of the pandemic

From the front line: Jamie Sainsbury, SSEN

Gas

From the front line: Jamie Sainsbury, SSEN

Key workers across the power and gas networks are playing a critical role in the national response to Coronavirus. Network has committed to profiling their stories.

Coronavirus gives grids a taste of the future

Power

Coronavirus gives grids a taste of the future

A drop in overall energy demand, accompanied by low system inertia during coronavirus lockdown could offer a glimpse of future energy system conditions, says Chris Kimmett, director of power grids at Reactive Technologies.

Call for key worker nominations

Gas

Call for key worker nominations

Network magazine to celebrate dedication of critical staff

National Grid creates key worker “village” in Covid-19 response

Gas

National Grid creates key worker “village” in Covid-19 response

Village includes sleep pods for the network’s most indispensable staff

ENA champions network key workers in new campaign

Gas

ENA champions network key workers in new campaign

Trade body justifies continued presence of network staff in customer communities

Load patterns and lockdown: how Covid-19 is impacting electricity networks

Power

Load patterns and lockdown: how Covid-19 is impacting electricity networks

Insights into dynamics on the low voltage network as the outbreak unfolds

How is coronavirus affecting the networks’ at an operational level?

Gas

How is coronavirus affecting the networks’ at an operational level?

We spoke to ENA members about how the coronavirus outbreak is affecting the networks' at an operational level

Surge in popularity for ‘Power Up’ safety website as parents teach at home

Power

Surge in popularity for ‘Power Up’ safety website as parents teach at home

UK Power Networks' free website designed to help children stay safe around electricity has seen its visitor numbers rise by more than 90%

Coronavirus: the networks react

Gas

Coronavirus: the networks react

The unprecedented pressures of the COVID-19 pandemic are putting energy networks’ resilience to the test, writes Network editor, Barnaby Dracup.