UK Power Networks lighting up Ebbsfleet Garden City
UK Power Networks is installing new equipment that will deliver 77 megawatts of power to light up Ebbsfleet Garden City in north Kent.
ABB and Rolls-Royce announce global microgrids cooperation
ABB and Rolls-Royce have announced a global partnership which will see the two companies offer a microgrid solution for utilities, commercial and industrial entities.
SSEN invests £3m in ‘self-restoring’ network technology
Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks (SSEN) says it has invested £3 million into helping its network "self-restore" following faults in the system.
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.
Fleets could lead the EV roll-out
New research from Pixie Energy, a subsidiary of Cornwall Insight Group, reveals a general absence of clear, direct policy for encouraging fleets to adopt electric vehicles (EVs).
Gas demand volatility linked to renewables
Cornwall Insight analysis shows that gas demand volatility could be linked to the growth of renewables in the power sector.
GMB wants UK to reduce reliance on interconnectors
The energy union GMB says the UK should not rely so heavily on interconnectors, arguing for more investment in domestic generation rather than importing power from overseas.
The evolving utility landscape
After years of comparative stability and predictability, power utilities' traditional business models are experiencing significant shift and disruption. Cisco's Andrew Longyear outlines why this requires a fresh approach to security, from protecting networks to safeguarding critical national infrastructure.
Solving the whole-system challenge
At a recent National Grid roundtable discussion held in association with Network entitled 'Solving future system challenges now' attendees examined how a whole-system approach could help solve the myriad of challenges faced by the industry. Tom Grimwood reports.
£1.5m investment in South Wales power network
Western Power Distribution (WPD) has invested more than £1.5 million in a major initiative to boost power supplies in Cwmbran, Wales.
Faraday Grid attracts £25m investment
Faraday Grid, the global energy technology company, has announced that Adam Neumann, co-founder and CEO of WeWork, has made a £25 million investment in the company.
The decarbonisation challenge
Simon Fairman - director, safety and network strategy at Cadent - looks at the role of gas and hydrogen powered vehicles in helping to reduce emissions.
Government must heed ‘nightmarish’ black out warning
GMB, the energy union, has called on the government to heed 'nightmarish' blackout warnings from the Institute of Engineering and Shipbuilding in Scotland.
Power industry talent recognised at awards
The breadth of talent within the power industry was celebrated recently at the annual National Skills Academy for Power (NSAP) People in Power Awards.
Composite poles used to power up Scotland
Composite poles have been deployed for the first time on Great Britain's transmission system and are being used to carry power lines from the Dorenell wind farm in Scotland.
Powerful analysis of digital substations
Due to the increasing implementation of the IEC 61850 standard for communication between Intelligent Electronic Devices (IED) in operational substations, the world of protection engineering is evolving. Ali Abdulla, application specialist at OMICRON elaborates on this.
Northern Powergrid carrying out Skelton improvements
Northern Powergrid is about to start the final stage of its £1.75 million investment work in Skelton.
UKPN carrying out £5.1m power upgrade in Maidstone
UK Power Networks has started a £5.1 million power upgrade in Maidstone, Kent.
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.
Meeting grid challenges
Adrian Timbus, technology and solutions manager, smart grids and renewables at ABB - discusses how digitalisation is supporting energy transformation.
Foresight acquires 2.5MW AD plant on Isle of Wight
Foresight Group LLP has completed the acquisition of an operational Anaerobic Digestion (AD) plant on the Isle of Wight for an undisclosed sum.
Technologies such as power-to-gas offer the opportunity to store energy for long periods at scale for electricity networks, and provide an important decarbonisation strategy for heat. This article examines the technology.
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.
UKPN investing £1.2m in Brighton power upgrade
UK Power Networks has started work on a £1.2 million project to upgrade Brighton's electricity supplies.
Final stage of Lewes power upgrade starts
UK Power Networks has started work on the final stage of a £2 million project to upgrade electricity supplies in Lewes, Sussex.
Veolia using advanced battery technology for grid balancing
Veolia is using advanced energy storage to improve the energy and environmental performance of its dedicated High Temperature Incinerator (HTI).
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.
SP Energy Networks upgrading Liverpool power supplies
A £6.5 million project to modernise power supplies in Liverpool is being carried out by SP Energy Networks.
Second phase of Power Tunnels project to start next year
The second phase of National Grid's London Power Tunnels project will get underway in summer 2019.
How harnessing data can make your connected assets work for you
Frazer-Nash Consultancy discuss the importance of data.
Network launches editorial board
Network has launched an editorial advisory board which is made up of key figures from the sector.