Electricity North West
Strategy & Management
Electricity North West announces flexibility requirements
Electricity North West, the region's electricity distribution network operator, has announced its flexibility requirements.
Electricity North West owners sell 50% stake in business
The owners of Electricity North West have sold a 50% share of the business to investors composed of Equitix and a consortium led by Kansai Electric Power Co.
ENW highlights innovative schemes to Ofgem
Electricity North West recently showcased some of its innovative projects to senior figures from energy regulator Ofgem.
ENW bidders left ‘spooked’ by nationalisation plans
The proposed sale of Electricity North West could be in doubt with potential bidders left "spooked" by the Labour Party's plans to renationalise network operators, according to a report in the Financial Times.
ENW close to completing cable replacement project
Electricity North West is close to completing a project to replace 7km of underground power cables in Lancaster and Morecambe.
Decarbonisation driving change at ENW
Electricity North West is putting decarbonisation at the heart of its plans. Alec Peachey spoke to chief executive Peter Emery about a number of subjects including the company's drive to reduce carbon emissions, regulation, infrastructure - and how they're performing against the backdrop of a strategic review that could lead to a sale of the business.
ENW confirms customer engagement group appointments
Eight industry experts have been appointed to Electricity North West's newly-formed customer engagement group.
Five remain in final bidding round for Electricity North West
Five companies have made it through to the final bidding round for the sale of the distribution network operator (DNO) Electricity North West, the Telegraph has reported.
Technology & Operations
ENW chief confirms strategic review could lead to sale
The chief executive of Electricity North West has admitted that the company is undergoing a strategic review that could lead to a sale of the business.
Electricity North West launches decarbonisation plan
Electricity North West has launched its transformative plan for decarbonising the region.
ENW restores power to 4,000 customers after Storm Gareth hits
Electricity North West restored power to 4,200 homes across the North West earlier this week after Storm Gareth hit the region on Tuesday (12 March) night.
CLASS project adopted by National Grid
A revolutionary way to reduce electricity demand, developed by Electricity North West, has been adopted by National Grid.
Power restored to 17,000 customers as Storm Erik hits
Engineers from Electricity North West have restored power to around 17,000 customers after Storm Erik brought severe gales to the region at the weekend.
Electricity North West to carry out £2m power project
A £2 million project to upgrade the power network in Lancaster, Morecambe and the surrounding areas is being carried out by Electricity North West.
Electricity North West announces partnership with GridBeyond
Electricity North West (Construction and Maintenance) has announced a partnership with GridBeyond to provide demand side response (DSR) and intelligent energy service technologies to more than 900 businesses in its area.
Vandalism of substation threatens flood defences in Salford
Flood defences installed to provide improved flood protection to almost 2,000 homes in Salford after the 2015 Boxing Day floods are under threat due to vandalism of a local electricity substation.
Halliwell appointed customer champion at Electricity North West
Jeff Halliwell has been appointed as Electricity North West's first ever independent customer champion.
New community energy fund launched by Electricity North West
Electricity North West has launched a new £75,000 fund to help communities understand and tackle energy issues locally.
Electricity North West complete power upgrade
Engineers from Electricity North West recently completed a major £500,000 project to upgrade the power network in Wildboarclough, Macclesfield in the Peak District National Park.
£3m Stalybridge power upgrade completed
Engineers from Electricity North West have completed a £3 million power upgrade in Stalybridge.
ENW to deliver upgrade in Manchester’s Northern Quarter
Engineers from Electricity North West have started an essential £15,000 power upgrade project in the Northern Quarter, Manchester.
Research shows EV take up remains low
New research carried out by Electricty North West shows that just two per cent of British drivers currently own an electric car.
Lake District scenery enhanced as power lines removed
Electricity North West is working to remove decades-old overhead power lines and electricity poles in the Lake District.
Former Ofgem chief joins ENW as non-executive director
The former chief executive of Ofgem has joined Electricity North West as a non-executive director.
ENW using helicopters to inspect overhead pylons
Electricity North West has started a new project using helicopters to inspect the overhead electricity pylons across the North West.
ENW trialling substation cooling to cut costs
Electricity North West is trialling a range of cooling techniques at 100 substations as part of its £5.3 million Celsius project.
Final phase of £3m Stalybridge power upgrade starts
Electricity North West has started the final phase of a £3 million power upgrade project in Stalybridge.
ENW working on Macclesfield power upgrade
Engineers from Electricity North West have started a £500,000 project to upgrade the power network in Wildboarclough, Macclesfield in the Peak District National Park.
Consumers want a role in Britain’s energy infrastructure, ENW research shows
Research from Electricity North West reveals 70% of British consumers believe they have a role to play in the UK's energy infrastructure, but 55% stated they did not know how to get involved.
Network operators respond to Storm Hector
Network operators have restored power to thousands of homes and businesses after Storm Hector hit the country.
Latest phase of £3m Stalybridge power upgrade starts
Electricity North West has started the latest phase of a major £3 million upgrade to the power network that serves the Stalybridge, Buxton, Glossop and High Peak areas.