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Utilities mobilise coronavirus vulnerability support

Gas

Utilities mobilise coronavirus vulnerability support

£800,000 of support has been offered to support those struggling as a result of the pandemic

Surge in popularity for ‘Power Up’ safety website as parents teach at home

Power

Surge in popularity for ‘Power Up’ safety website as parents teach at home

UK Power Networks' free website designed to help children stay safe around electricity has seen its visitor numbers rise by more than 90%

UKPN launches ‘industry first’ heat readiness strategy

Heat

UKPN launches ‘industry first’ heat readiness strategy

UK Power Networks has outlined a strategy to help reduce the carbon impact of heating.

UKPN appoints chair for customer engagement group

Power

UKPN appoints chair for customer engagement group

UK Power Networks has appointed Ann Bishop as chair of its RIIO-ED2 customer engagement group (CEG).

UKPN reveals electricity network control system plans

Power

UKPN reveals electricity network control system plans

Network operator UK Power Networks has unveiled plans for what it claims is the world's most advanced electricity network control system.

UKPN announces flexibility tender results

Power

UKPN announces flexibility tender results

UK Power Networks has announced the results of a tender to procure flexible energy services.

UKPN to spend £12m on flexibility services

Power

UKPN to spend £12m on flexibility services

UK Power Networks is committing £12 million in funding for flexibility services across the South East and East of England.

Outgoing UKPN director says he’ll miss sector advancements

Power

Outgoing UKPN director says he’ll miss sector advancements

The outgoing finance director at UK Power Networks says he's disappointed that he'll miss out on the advent of smarter, flexible electricity networks.

UKPN and National Grid in pioneering smart grid scheme

Power

UKPN and National Grid in pioneering smart grid scheme

UK Power Networks and National Grid have launched a new active network management scheme to boost grid capacity in the South East of England and simplify the connections process for generators.

Trailblazer could disarm a ticking time bomb

People and skills

Trailblazer could disarm a ticking time bomb

The first apprentices have now graduated from the power network craftsperson trailblazer apprenticeship which could make a major contribution to addressing the power sector’s skills gaps, says Chris Degg.

UKPN completes £27 million power tunnel

Power

UKPN completes £27 million power tunnel

UK Power Networks has finished work on a new electricity ‘superhighway’ beneath London.