Uk Power Networks

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Brixton residents to trial smart 'flexible energy' project

A project run by UK Power Networks will see residents of a block of flats in Brixton be among the first domestic users in the UK to tap into the fast-emerging 'flexible energy' market.

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City of London to get power boost

UK Power Networks is carrying out a £1.5 million project which will see more than 1,000 homes in the City of London benefit from a power upgrade.

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Device powers 45,000 homes with renewable energy

A device, which has freed up 95MW of additional electricity network capacity - enough to power 45,000 homes - has been successfully proven in the UK.

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Data sharing project will highlight underground cables

A project that is being led by UK Power Networks will produce an accurate picture of cables hidden under UK streets, and help reduce the risk of diggers damaging underground electricity cables.

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UKPN boosts safety with introduction of location technology

UK Power Networks is adopting new location technology which could save the lives of rural workers and landowners.

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Network project update w/c 29 July 2019

With various network upgrades and projects taking place across the UK Network provides a roundup for the week commencing 29 July.

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EV smart charging marketplace trial launched

UK Power Networks has launched a new trial called Shift that will see up to 1,000 electric vehicle owners offered financial incentives to charge their vehicle off-peak.

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UKPN and National Grid carrying out £20m network upgrade

UK Power Networks and National Grid are delivering a £20 million electricity upgrade in Hertfordshire.