Wales & West Utilities announced as partner in Milford Haven project
Wales & West Utilities has been announced as the latest partner with Pembrokeshire County Council to deliver the Milford Haven: Energy Kingdom project.
Video interviews from Utility Week Live
Network editor Alec Peachey interviewed some key industry representatives at this year's Utility Week Live - see the videos here or watch them in our library section.
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.
Wales & West Utilities receives asset management accreditation
Wales & West Utilities has been recognised for its pursuit of high-quality standards in the asset management field.
£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.
Wales & West achieves BSI verification for work with vulnerable customers
Wales & West Utilities has been recognised for its assistance to vulnerable customers.
Clarke takes up new role at Wales & West Utilities
Chris Clarke has taken up an energy strategy director role at Wales & West Utilities.
Collaborative energy project hosts Cabinet Secretary visit
A project that's exploring the future use of smart hybrid gas and electric heating systems in homes received a visit from members of the Welsh Government.
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.
Networks funding adjustment requests given green light
Energy regulator Ofgem has confirmed that network companies can apply for additional allowances to cover extra costs in their price controls, which had not been forecast when they were agreed.
Technology & Operations
Firms invited to bid for construction of Ireland-Wales interconnector
Companies are being invited to express an interest in bidding for construction of a 205km undersea electricity interconnector between the UK and Ireland.
Insights shared over gas-fired power generation
Wales & West Utilities has brought together key industry players from across the UK to share its insights into the future of gas-fired power generation.
Wales & West Utilities to carry out gas pipe upgrade in Exeter
Wales & West Utilities is set to start a £1 million gas pipe investment scheme in the Newton St Cyres and Cowley areas of Exeter.
Wales & West Utilities receives fifth safety award from RoSPA
Wales & West Utilities has been recognised by the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) for its outstanding and exemplary health and safety record.
Vattenfall powers up Welsh battery storage scheme
Vattenfall has started the commercial operation of a Welsh battery storage scheme, believed to be the UK's largest co-located with an onshore wind farm.
Wales & West launches consultation over its gas services
Wales & West Utilities has launched a public consultation on the future of its services for gas consumers throughout Wales and the south west.
Wales & West starts £600,000 gas pipe upgrade
Wales & West Utilities has started a £600,000 gas pipe improvement scheme in the Hornsbury Hill area of Chard.
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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.
Shaping the FLEXIS vision
FLEXIS (Flexible Integrated Energy Systems) is a £24.5 million research operation designed to develop an energy systems research capability in Wales which will build on the world class capability that already exists in Welsh universities. FLEXIS principal investigator Phil Bowen looks at who is involved and what progress is being made.
Wales & West Utilities maintains health and safety record
Wales & West Utilities has been recognised for its health and safety record.
The freedom to decarbonise heat
Chris Clarke, director of asset management and HSE, Wales and West Utilities, discusses the decarbonisation of heat.
Wales & West using specialist GPS technology
Innovative GPS technology that can be used to capture gas pipe data is being used by Wales & West Utilities.
£12.3m invested in South East Wales’ gas network
Gas emergency and pipeline service, Wales & West Utilities, has announced that last year it invested more than £12.3 million to upgrade the gas network across the South East Wales region.
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