Utilities mobilise coronavirus vulnerability support
£800,000 of support has been offered to support those struggling as a result of the pandemic
Hydrogen project wins government funding
SGN will be able to progress a study into the supply of green hydrogen after being awarded £500,000 of funding from the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS).
SGN and Murphy enter JV
SGN and Murphy have entered into a new 50:50 joint-venture in utility asset ownership.
Hydrogen testing facility opened
A testing facility which will be used to discover if hydrogen could be used to power millions of homes across the country has opened in Derbyshire.
Presenting a united front
This year's Utility Week Live conference sees the unveiling of the gas network industry's flagship stand - the first ever Gas Innovation Showcase (GIS). With customers at the heart of the innovations being displayed and discussed, it promises to excite and engage a wide audience.
Ofgem chairman visits SGN’s Help to Heat project
Ofgem chairman Martin Cave, along with colleagues from the energy regulator, has visited SGN's latest Help to Heat project in Littlehampton.
Utilities join forces with the Scottish Fire Service to make homes safer
The electricity and gas network operators for the north of Scotland are joining forces with the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service to help make homes safer.
SGN sets out path to decarbonisation
SGN has launched its gas quality decarbonisation pathway which sets out a series of technical and commercial steps to a fully decarbonised gas network.
UK set for surge in plants producing ‘green gas’
The UK is expected to see a big increase in biomethane plants with predictions of a 50% rise in the number operating by 2020.
Sandys joins SGN’s board
Laura Sandys has joined SGN's board of directors as a senior independent director.
Ofgem visits SGN’s Paisley depot
SGN recently welcomed visitors from energy regulator Ofgem to its Paisley depot.
SGN announces chairs for customer engagement group
SGN has appointed a chair and two deputy chairs for its newly-formed customer engagement group.
Network operators help NGN get the gas back on
A number of network operators joined forces with Northern Gas Networks to help get the gas back on in Sildsen.
Robotics in action
SGN is the company behind a Robotic Roadwork and Excavation System (RRES) which was awarded £6.3 million of funding from Ofgem's Network Innovation Competition (NIC) in November last year. Alec Peachey caught up with Ollie Machan, innovation and new technology project manager, to find out more.
People & Skills
Carmedy joins SGN
Mick Carmedy has been appointed chief financial officer at SGN.
Strategy & Management
SGN’s ‘future leaders’ complete management course
Employees from SGN have completed their Institute of Leadership and Management (ILM) course after delivering their final presentations to colleagues and mentors.
Winners of GDN Carbon Monoxide Charity Fund announced
The companies that are responsible for running the gas networks across the UK have confirmed the winners of their Carbon Monoxide (CO) Charity Fund.