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.
Power lines to be removed at South Walsham Marshes
Work is set to get underway on a project to remove overhead power lines to improve South Walsham Marshes in Norfolk for wildlife and visitors.
Amey secures £40m framework with Northern Powergrid
Amey has secured a £40 million framework with network operator Northern Powergrid to carry out overhead line condition and vegetation surveys.
Northern Powergrid takes to the skies to inspect network
Northern Powergrid has completed its annual programme of helicopter patrols to check the region's power network.
£7.6m investment in power network
Northern Powergrid has invested £7.6 million as part of its commitment to protecting the region's power network.
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.
SSEN to trial use of robots for power line inspections
Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN) will trial the use of robots for high-voltage power line inspections.
UKPN works with Kent Downs AONB to underground power lines
UK Power Networks has invested £3.2 million on upgrading underground power lines in Kent Downs Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) over the last 10 years.
Technology & Operations
WPD completes network improvement project in Dorset
Western Power Distribution has completed the undergrounding of 600m of overhead power lines in a Dorset village.
Helicopters, thermal imaging cameras, artificial intelligence and the internet of things are among the latest weapons as the battle against power cuts rages into the modern era. Greg Pitcher finds out more.
£9m power line refurbishment gets underway
National Grid has started work on a £9.32m project to refurbish the high voltage power line running from Penwortham to Kirkby.
Overhead power lines removed at Norfolk coastal spot
UK Power Networks has completed the removal of overhead power lines at a North Norfolk coast beauty spot.
£3.5m investment in Salford power lines
Electricity North West is investing more than £3.5m to replace pylons and overhead power lines which have been keeping the electricity flowing in Salford for 85 years.
National Grid completes £50m power line upgrade
National Grid has completed a £50 million overhead power line refurbishment in Devon.
Farm workers urged to take care near overhead power lines
The UK's energy network operators have joined forces to launch a national campaign which highlights the potential risks of agricultural equipment accidentally coming into contact with power lines.
Overhead power lines could be removed in Dorset AONB
Plans to remove an 8km section of high voltage overhead transmission line in the Dorset Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) and bury the electric power lines underground will be considered by West Dorset District Council.
Pellets fired at power lines in Fife
Vandals have caused power cuts in the Lochgelly area of Scotland after firing pellets at overhead power lines.
New technology to carry out power line inspections
UK Power Networks is using new technology to undertake inspections of remote overhead power lines.