National Infrastructure Commission
Range of renewable technologies needed to cope with extreme weather, report claims
The future UK energy system must be able to cope with extreme weather events and will rely on a diverse range of renewable generation technologies in order to do so, according to a report.
Technology & Operations
NIC challenges government to make infrastructure commitments
The chair of the National Infrastructure Commission (NIC) has called on the Chancellor of the Exchequer to use this autumn's Spending Review to commit to a once-in-a-generation transformation of the UK's transport, energy and technology networks.
NIC wants infrastructure improvements for low-carbon lorries
The National Infrastructure Commission (NIC) has called on the government to prepare detailed assessments of the infrastructure needed to enable the uptake of battery electric or hydrogen lorries.
New consultation examines the future of infrastructure resilience
The National Infrastructure Commission has launched a consultation to gather views as part of its new study into the resilience of the UK's infrastructure network.
NIC seeking views on regulation of essential services
The National Infrastructure Commission (NIC) is seeking views on what future changes may be required to improve regulation of the energy, telecoms and water industries.
Policy & Regulation
NIC to carry out regulation study
The National Infrastructure Commission (NIC) is to examine regulation of the UK's energy, telecoms and water industries.
Dealing with uncertainty
"The future has never been more uncertain than it is now." That's the view of Mark Brackley, National Grid's project director for RIIO2, who spoke to Network editor Alec Peachey about a range of subjects including regulation, infrastructure policy and the future energy system.
NGN welcomes NIC decarbonisation study findings
Northern Gas Networks has welcomed the findings of a decarbonisation study published by the National Infrastructure Commission.
Join the dots: a talk with the NIC’s Philip Graham
Jane Gray speaks with National Infrastructure Commission chief executive Philip Graham about his plan for electricity system transformation and its links to national infrastructure needs.