Electricity

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Network operators agree flexibility commitment

Britain's electricity network operators have entered into a commitment which will see them include smart flexibility service markets as part of their day-to-day operations.

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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.

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Maintaining a resilient energy system

"In the future how long can we live without electricity?" asks a group of key decision makers from across the energy sector. A recent report entitled 'Future Resilience of the UK Electricity System' and published by the Energy Research Partnership (ERP)...

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National Grid launch £600m interconnector

A £600 million interconnector is set to deliver a more flexible energy system for consumers in the UK and Belgium.

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Ofgem consults on network charging reforms

Ofgem is consulting on reforms to the way some electricity network charges are set.

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London bus garage goes electric

A fleet of electric buses are operating from Shepherd's Bush bus garage, thanks to a new electricity connection provided by UK Power Networks.

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Phase 3 of FPSA programme completed

The Future Power System Architecture programme is recommending more agile change and governance for the UK power system.

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Electricity flexibility project gets Ofgem green light

SP Energy Networks Project Fusion will get underway this month (October) after energy regulator Ofgem confirmed its funding for the scheme.